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Rolf Potts

American Travel Writer, Essayist & Author, Lecturer at Yale, Director of the Paris Writing Workshop

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 Rolf Potts Biography

Potts directs the summer creative writing workshop at the Paris American Academy,and he was the 2011-2012 ArtsEdge Writer-in-Residence at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently teaches nonfiction writing at Yale University.

Potts has reported from over sixty countries for dozens of major venues, including National Geographic Traveler, The New Yorker, Outside, Slate.com, National Public Radio, and the Travel Channel. Rolf is perhaps best known for promoting the ethic of independent travel, and his book on the subject, Vagabonding has been through twenty-one printings and translated into several foreign languages. His newest book is "Marco Polo Didn't Go There."

Potts has written two books, Vagabonding and Marco Polo Didn't Go There. His travel writing has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Outside, Salon.com, Slate.com, The Guardian, and World Hum. His non-travel essays and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, The Believer, the New York Times Magazine, and the digital versions of The Nation and The Atlantic.

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Rolf Potts

American Travel Writer, Essayist & Author, Lecturer at Yale, Director of the Paris Writing Workshop

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Rolf Potts Biography

Potts directs the summer creative writing workshop at the Paris American Academy,and he was the 2011-2012 ArtsEdge Writer-in-Residence at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently teaches nonfiction writing at Yale University.

Potts has reported from over sixty countries for dozens of major venues, including National Geographic Traveler, The New Yorker, Outside, Slate.com, National Public Radio, and the Travel Channel. Rolf is perhaps best known for promoting the ethic of independent travel, and his book on the subject, Vagabonding has been through twenty-one printings and translated into several foreign languages. His newest book is "Marco Polo Didn't Go There."

Potts has written two books, Vagabonding and Marco Polo Didn't Go There. His travel writing has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Outside, Salon.com, Slate.com, The Guardian, and World Hum. His non-travel essays and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, The Believer, the New York Times Magazine, and the digital versions of The Nation and The Atlantic.

Rolf Potts Videos

  • Rolf Potts's No Baggage Challenge : SCOTTeVEST - YouTube
  • Deep dive conversation with Rolf Potts, author of Vagabonding ...
  • Rolf Potts: The Joy of Long Term Travel - YouTube

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Rolf Potts for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Rolf Potts, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Rolf Potts or any other celebrity of your choice.
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    Booking fees for Rolf Potts, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rolf Potts, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rolf Potts?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rolf Potts for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rolf Potts for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rolf Potts or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rolf Potts or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Rolf Potts Speaker Videos

  • Rolf Potts's No Baggage Challenge : SCOTTeVEST - YouTube
    Deep dive conversation with Rolf Potts, author of Vagabonding ...
  • Rolf Potts: The Joy of Long Term Travel - YouTube
    Rolf Potts tells his original Vagabonding Story - YouTube
  • Time = wealth - Rolf Potts - YouTube
    Rolf Potts: Time = wealth on Vimeo

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