Maggie Downs

MAGGIE DOWNS is an award-winning writer based in Palm Springs, California. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Palm Springs Life, and McSweeney’s, and has been anthologized in Lonely Planet’s True Stories From the World’s Best Writers and Best Women’s Travel Writing. Braver Than You Think is her first book.

She is the author of:

Braver Than You Think: Around the World on the Trip of My (Mother’s) Lifetime