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BOWING TO ELEPHANTS
Tales of A Travel Junkie
by Mag Dimond
Award-winning author Mag Dimond is still traveling. From the age of 11, she lived in Italy for three years. Now in her 70s, the author of BOWING TO ELEPHANTS (Tales of a Travel Junkie) has been all over Europe & Central America... and traveled in India, Cambodia, Bhutan, Japan, Kenya, China, Burma, Vietnam, Thailand, Cuba, and her hometown of San Francisco.
FUN FACTS ABOUT MAG DIMOND:
• TRAIL BLAZER
Bowing To Elephants is her first book (in her 70’s)!
• AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR
Honored in American Literary Review, Travelers Tales Solas Awards, the William Faulkner Wisdom Awards, and the Tulip Tree “Stories that Must be Told” awards.
After teaching the craft and gift of writing to college students for over a decade in San Francisco and Taos, Mag Dimond volunteers as a writing tutor at 826 Valencia, the brainchild of author David Eggers.
• BUDDHIST MEDITATOR & HOSPICE VOLUNTEER
Mag Dimond is a practicing Buddhist, a dedicated member of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and served as a bedside hospice volunteer for 10 years.
Mag Dimond is a classical pianist who’s been playing for 65 years.
• GOURMET COOK, ARTIST, AND BON VIVANT
Mag Dimond was once was a jewelry designer (rare stones), owned an art gallery, and was a gourmet cook who ran a small catering company called Panache that delighted her community.
In addition to her loving care for animals and elephants, Mag Dimond ran the Peter & Madeleine Martin Foundation for the Creative Arts (SF, Taos) that benefited painters, visual artists, musicians, writers, art organizations, museums, and educational institutions.