Amy Gigi Alexander: : Editor-in-Chief, North American Editor

Mexico

“Panorama has a dual purpose: to reconstruct literary travel writing and travel photography, one story and image at a time; and to be a publication that represents a modern, complex world.”

Troy Onyango: Editor

Kenya/England

“Geographical mobility is fantastic, and I would love to do it often, but it’s the imagination – the power to conjure and feel places without being there – that has truly brought meaning to the word travel for me.”

Matthew Webb: Creative Director

England

“We will re-imagine the world by increasing the diversity in our images, as well as in the photographers who make them.”

Anne Louise Avery: European Editor

England

“The most powerful travel writing is not so much the art of empirical description as that of the translation of the individual experience into the universal.”

 

Richard Ali: Africa Editor

Nigeria

“Travel writing is for me a spell that takes me to places with eyes anew, to see myself in spaces familiar and unfamiliar alike and, with Panorama, to bring these delights of my country and all Africa to the world.”

 

Jose Varghese: Asia Editor

India

“Travel writing is a quest for an identity beyond restrictions in an ever changing cultural landscape.”

 

Oceania Editor

Open

 

South America Editor

Open

 

Marie Baleo: Flash Editor

Flash is discipline and generosity, it is to abide by rigid formal rule, and within these bounds, to give one’s absolute best, each word weighed, handpicked.”

David Ishaya Osu: Poetry Editor

England

“I believe travel writing is for all of us. Because the world is for all of us. It is indeed a wonder to move, whether near or far.”

 

Nicolas Sampson: Books Editor

England

Aswin Prasanth: Academic Editor

India

 

Vimi Bajaj: Fiction Editor

USA

“The best fiction surprises not only the reader but first and foremost the writer herself. Travel enhances this ability and takes me farther into the inner landscapes, knowledge of myself.”

Khadija Abdalla Bajaber: Assistant Fiction Editor

Kenya

Molly Ellen Murray: Outdoor Editor

USA

“Exploring teaches us to discover and embrace the beauty, distinction, and otherness that is in every place – especially in our own homes.”

Assistant Outdoor Editor

Open

Kevan Manwaring, Psychogeography Editor

England

 

Faith Adiele: Senior Editor

USA

“Folks of color are the most traveled people on the planet; every time we leave our houses, we travel.”

 

Sarge Lacuesta: Nonfiction Editor

Philippines

“When we travel, we make other places present. When we write about travelling, we make ourselves present.”

 

 

Samuel Autman, Nonfiction Editor

USA

 

Leslie Hsu Oh: Outdoor Editor

USA

“My Navajo name means journey to bring out gifts. That is my goal when I’m travelling.”

 

Richard Oduor Oduku: Senior Editor

Kenya

“Travel writing, for me, is to regain the freedom to see for myself, to drift beyond stifling prescriptions and escape the spectacle of prepackaged news about Africa.”

 

Kristin Winet: Contributing Writer

USA

“Travel gave me the courage to write; feminism, the courage to look differently.”

 

Kerry Beth Neville: Nonfiction Editor

USA

Ernest White II: Nonfiction Editor

USA

“Travel writing is about relaying individual experience in a way that speaks to the greater human experience.”

 

Tolu Daniel: Nonfiction Editor

Nigeria

Elan Grug Muse: Contributing Writer

Wales

“Travel writing is about all kinds of things. Sometimes it’s about you and your experience of the world; other times it’s about being a witness to someone or something else’s existence.”

 

TA Loeffler: Wandering Editor

Canada

“Travel writing weaves together adventure, metaphor, and the natural world into a universal tapestry of life lessons.”

 

Elizabeth Enslin: Contributing Writer

USA

“In my travels and writing, I’m drawn to the local and everyday: family life, villages without tourist attractions, community organisations, backyard gardens.”

 

Katrina Woznicki: Contributing Writer

USA

Real travel narrative transcends the physical journey of being somewhere new and exciting, and shows you how we connect to our world.

 

Anis Ibrahim: Contributing Writer

Indonesia

Good travel writing goes beyond merely describing a place; it digs deep and tells you how the place transformed the writer, and what it means to her.

 

Gary Budden: Contributing Writer

England

“You can call it psychogeography, or deep topography, or new nature writing. I like to call it landscape punk.”

 

Joelle Renstrom: Contributing Writer

USA

“Travelling is inextricable from living, grieving, reading, teaching, and so many other things; not forcing the separation of these experiences increases their potency and poignancy.” 

 

Dato Magradze: Wandering Editor

Georgia

“We travel in our adventure every day. It is almost impossible to place a line of the demarcation between the real journey and the imaginative one.”

 

 

Steven Law: Contributing Writer

USA

“I’m a contemplative adventurer, and my travel writing is about the inner journey as well as the outdoor world.”

 

Dan Richards: Contributing Writer

Wales

“To be the big eye and big ear, to relate new scapes and tell wonderful stories — to do a place justice and share the experience, exuberance and joy of worlds unknown, to beckon on — that’s great travel writing to me.”

 

Noelle de la Paz: Contributing Writer

USA

To write about travel is to confront the larger forces that shape or limit our movement across oceans, across borders, across town.

 

Ola Nubi: Contributing Writer

England

“Writing is about rediscovery of the hidden places in yourself, others and your geographical space.”

 

Valerie Piro: Contributing Writer

USA

“Travelling and writing mean challenging perceptions. There is a stereotype that people with disabilities, particularly physical ones, never leave their homes. My response is to leave my home with a mission.”

 

Jonathon Engels: Contributing Writer

Mexico

“Travel writing at its best is the chronicling of a journey that resonates beyond the factual, engaging with the nuances that make all parts of the world simultaneously unique and united.”

 

Ky Delaney: Contributing Writer

USA

Travel writing engages the world the same way my four-year old does: seeking connection with relentless curiosity.

 

Marie Wiesner: Contributing Writer

Germany

“When you’re on the road you see so many things you didn’t expect: you meet people you never expected to meet, and experience moments so breathtaking that you know you’ll have to write about them.”

 

Dharmendar Kanwar: Wandering Editor

India

“Travel writing makes you feel special and in control of how and what you discover – you take on multiple roles – part adventurer, part historian and part tourist guide.”

 

Paul McVeigh: Wandering Editor

Ireland

“Growing up in a Belfast ghetto during the Troubles, physical walls kept us in an open-air prison while poverty, politics and religion built mental ones. Travel was an idea. The idea was escape.”

 

Lola Akinmade Åkerström: Contributing Writer and Photographer

Sweden

“Travel means listening. Listening to a place … and trying to understand it as best as I can and respecting it in a way that personally links me to it.”

 

Murzban Shroff: Wandering Editor

India

“Travel writing is all about people, places, and beyond: a world without boundaries. As in all forms of writing, it must aspire to wear the mantle of literature: bold, exploratory, sentient.”

Shehla Anjum: Contributing Writer

USA

“Travel closes the gaps in our experience and opens our minds to endless possibilities, attainable and unattainable.”