Katie Riley

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Annapolis, Maryland
Johns Hopkins University
Luxury Travel, Coastal Destinations, Foodie Finds
  • Katie's favorite travel destinations include the Luberon region of Provence, the British Virgin Islands, and the Lowcountry region of the United States.
  • She has won the "Best Travel Writing" Award from the National Parenting in Media Association twice.
  • When not writing about her travel pursuits, Katie can be found boating and exploring the small towns of the Chesapeake Bay.


Katie has been a professional writer for more than two decades. She began her journalism career as a researcher at The Times of London and began freelance writing in 2002, specializing in travel, parenting, lifestyle and food topics. Her work has appeared in Wanderlust, Matador Network, Today.com, Coastal Style, Luxe Recess and Chesapeake Family Life. Her fiction has twice been nominated for the Best New American Voices series.


Katie has a master's degree in writing from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in English from Dickinson College.
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