Gillian Kendall

Photo by Elaine Boucher

Gillian Kendall is an American-Australian writer who has lived in five countries and eight states. She does all sorts of writing: travel and nonfiction journalism, as well as fiction, essays, and memoirs. Have a look at her books, or travel writing pages, or read her contributions to The Sun, her blog, or her monthly column for Curve magazine.

If you’d like to join her “writer friends” email list, let her know: you’ll get only a few emails a year.

You can read her blog here:

or her bimonthly column for here:

Long-Lived Lesbians column

Coming up

Private-home weekend writing workshop in Philadelphia, PA — April 15-17, 2016

Gillian is available to lead writing retreats for friends or writers’ groups in private homes.


May 2016 — Travel Classics, Switzerland


What’s new

“Locked Out of Canada” in PERCEPTIVE TRAVEL April 2016

“Happy in Northampton” in CURVE Magazine Nov/Dec. 2015

Fekkin’ Savage: Learning to drum in County Clare, Ireland — in PERCEPTIVE TRAVEL October 2015

“Creature Comforts” in THE SUN, August 2015

An essay on travel poetry, in the LA TIMES

Nelson Mandela: A Life Inspired  Biography of Nelson Mandela, 2014