“Good travel writing does double duty: first, it must grab readers and plunge them into the heart of new places and unfamiliar cultures, and second, it just has to be good writing. Colorado author Bill Giebler finds that magical equation…”
– Westword Magazine
AWARD WINNING FREELANCE WRITER AND AUTHOR OF "STEEPED"
My Search for Tea and Transformation in India
“…absolutely delightful, so sensorily evocative.”
– Patricia Kendall,
Author of Opening into Light
“Bill Giebler provides strong but level doses of intelligent wit and acerbic perspective as he weaves his way through a profoundly honest narrative.”
– Readers’ Favorite 5-star review
“The descriptions of Giebler’s new environments are gorgeous and compelling, and like the tea he seeks throughout, you find yourself slowly charmed by the subtlety of the book, wanting to open it again and again.”
– Steve Adams, award-winning author of Stay with Me a Little Longer
Other Featured Articles and Books
The Best travel writing, vol. 10
THE TEA IN ME
Bill’s essay, The Tea in Me, took the top honor in the eighth annual Solas Awards and has been anthologized in the books The Best Travel Writing Vol. 10 (2015) and The Soul of a Great Traveler (2017).
Five years in the making, this story of seeds, seed saving and determination follows a mysterious seed collection up and down the Colorado Rockies in search of the proper stewards to bring lost agricultural diversity to life.
Music makes us feel. In movies, at concerts. Even when we least expect it, like when that certain song calls—without our consent—a lover, a family member, a long-past moment into the visceral present, still aching or rejoicing with the original emotion.