Jacqueline Harmon Butler is an international award winning writer and is currently working on the 7th edition of the best selling The Travel Writer's Handbook. She has contributed articles and stories to many newspapers, magazines, anthologies and online publications in the USA, Canada, and Europe. She is a founding member of Wild Writing Women and a contributing editor of their award winning website, anthology and website. Her food writing has tempted reader's palates with mouth-watering meals and left them salivating for more.
Jacqueline Harmon Butler received the 2003 Golden Linchetto Prize for the best foreign journalist with published articles about Lucca for her story City Girl on a Small Farm in Tuscany. In 2002 Ms. Butler received another international press award for journalism, I, Leonardo Award; A Few Words About Sicily, for her story The Fire of Mt. Etna.
Jacqueline’s writing can be found in many newspapers, magazines and ezines. She is a contributing editor to the anthology, Wild Writing Women: Stories of World Travel, (Globe Pequot Press, April 2002) which won the North American Travel Journalists Association award for best travel book of 2002. A clip from "City Girl" can be found in Sand in My Bra, (Travelers Tales May 2003) which won the North American Travel Journalists Association award for best travel book of 2003.
In her memoir, Sono Claudio, she writes about her ten-year, long distance love affair. Facing middle age and afraid my love life was over, she traveled to Italy and was pursued by and fell in love with a much younger man, much to the dismay of her adult children and friends. How did she deal with the problems of age, distance and language? Any one of these factors could be a fatal flaw in a love affair. From Lucca to San Francisco and the hill towns of Tuscany,her romance sizzles with excitement and drama.
For more information about Jacqueline, please visit http://www.jacquelineharmonbutler.com
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