Travel, Writing & Photography News From John Lamkin
John Lamkin is an award-winning freelance travel journalist and photographer based in Taos, New Mexico USA. He also lives part-time in Oaxaca & Quintana Roo, Mexico. He is Executive Editor of Soul of Travel Magazine.
He was educated at Orange Coast College, the University of California at Los Angeles and the San Francisco Art Institute. He holds a Bachelors degree from Pacific States University.
John has also done copy writing, technical writing, and poetry.
He has been editor of FWT Magazine, Camerawork Quarterly, Music of the Spheres magazine and several newsletters.
He is owner of Paloma Blanca Press, a self-publishing consulting firm, and the editor of Soul of Travel online magazine.
John is readily available for assignment (commission) in the southwestern USA and Latin America and also other parts of the world with some lead time.
He is a member of the International Travel Writers Alliance (ITWA); the International Society for Travel Writing (ISTW); International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) where he is Publications Chair; MediaBistro.com's AvantGuild, and Travelwriters.com.
In addition to his freelance writing, John is a contributing writer for FWT Magazine, Soul of Travel Magazine, Luxurylatinamerica.com, Luxury Avenue Magazine, and a columnist for The Syndicated News.
He speaks Spanish fluently.