Writing Samples

Anne Calcagno is a Chicago-based, award-winning published author. From novels to short stories and travelogues — she crosses genres — writing both fiction and non-fiction stories. She has also written an online journal about her adventures in self-publishing.


Selected Writing Samples

Paradise found: Lago Maggiore, the ‘Eden of Italy‘
Washington Post
By Anne Calcagno

Chicago has 3 new spaces for adults to release their inner children
Washington Post
By Anne Calcagno

Finding real summer deals in the deluxe Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz
Washington Post
By Anne Calcagno

Is there room for opposite palates on one Viennese plate?
Washington Post
By Anne Calcagno

Italian sun and a cerulean sea? That’s amore, and it’s all on the Egadis
Washington Post
By Anne Calcagno

Eritrea – A New Country, By Land and Sea
The African nation is welcoming tourists to its cities and Red Sea coast
New York Times
By Anne Calcagno

Saudi Arabia
An American Woman Comes Face To Veil With A Kingdom Long Off-limits To Westerners
Chicago Tribune
By Anne Calcagno

Emboldened by Women in High Heels (an adventure on the Great wall of China…)
By Anne Calcagno

Traveler’s Tales: Italy
Edited by Anne Calcagno

Traveler’s Tales: Tuscany
Preface by Anne Calcagno

Kicked Into the Mediterranean (The Egadi Islands)
Thirty Days In Italy
By Anne Calcagno