Kimberly A Edwards
Kimberly A. Edwards, president of the California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch, has written for FWT Magazine, International Travel News, the Times of India, Senior Spectrum, The Sacramento Bee, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Sacramento News and Review, ASJA Monthly (American Society of Journalists & Authors) and other publications. A writer of creative nonfiction and articles on many subjects, she most enjoys writing about the enduring encounters of travel…the people she meets. Kim is a 2013 recipient of the California Writers Club Jack London Award for service. She also enjoys membership in the American Society of Journalists & Authors, Northern California Publishers & Authors, Independent Book Publishers Association, and the California State University Renaissance Society, where she leads a Writing Personal Histories Seminar.
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Published Articles (26)
There at the edge of the park I found her, headless in an otherwise lovely Martinique
Learned a big lesson in a small town in Peru (California Literary Journal)
Trends in narrative nonfiction can kick a piece into high gear. Travel writing is one of many genres benefiting from story…
A getaway with a rich cultural footprint in the heart of the Caribbean
Found heaven while eating breakfast at the St. Lucia Hummingbird Beach Resort as the clouds emerged from behind the Gran Piton on their way out to sea.
During our Yucatan trip in early 2013, Isla Holbox (Hole-beau-shhhh, Mayan for Black Hole) revealed itself as a sparking jewel. Frank my boyfriend and I had read about it in […]
“We live in a multicultural, multifaceted world that takes place across borders,” says Dawn Bruno, Senior International Trade Specialist at the New York City U.S. Export Assistance Center. “People have […]
When Clifton and Sallie Wilson boarded a cruise in December, 2012, they looked forward to stops in Vietnam, where Clifton served in the Eighteenth Surgical Hospital in Pleiku in 1966-67. […]
Enduring memories and value on and off the beaten track
2010 California Teacher of the Year Valerie Ziegler, social studies teacher at San Francisco’s Abraham Lincoln High School, followed the red sun on June 28 as she flew towards Tokyo […]
A quarter of the Earths people have never used a restroom and the greatest victims are young children, many of whom die due to the lack of basic services which […]
In the US, we employ a direct style of verbal communication. Seldom do we speak neutrally, as the attendant did when, with a gentle hint, she allowed me to save […]
On the road, we passed camel carts and ambling cows as well as trucks hauling marble slabs. Passing cars and scooters left little margin for error, but Randheer took few […]
Our boat took us down narrow canals, breaking into a lake, then reaching an inland lagoon with storks, water lilies and lotuses, ringed by a shoreline of leaning palms.
Three orphans, ages one and two, were led down the river embankment and I could not resist joining them. They rolled and romped. One kept nudging the others, coaxing them […]
We spent our days luxuriating under swaying coconut palms. A loyal European clientele returns every year. We were the only Americans. The only noise we heard was the nightly piano […]
Global Writes (2)
After experiencing Japanese culture in Tokyo, Oita, Hiroshima and Kyoto, I welcomed the opportunity to view the tuna auction at the Tokyo Tsukiji Fish Market. This destination, the world's largest wholesale seafood market, would lure me from the harmony of hotels, temples and maples to the frenzy of commerce conducted over 400 types of seafood. With bounty ranging from sardines to caviar, the market steers a thriving distribution system at the heart of Japanese cuisine, conveying more than 2,400 tons of seafood daily to sushi counters and five-star restaurants.