Jo Giese is an award-winning radio journalist. As a special correspondent she was part of the Peabody award-winning team at Marketplace, public radio's daily business show, and she's been a contributor to This American Life. Her non-fiction writing has appeared in numerous national publications, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, European Travel & Leisure, and Vogue. She has served on the Board of PEN Center USA. She is on sabbatical and has traveled to India, China, Africa, and is about to leave for Patagonia. She lives in Southern California and Montana with her husband, Ed Warren.