More About the Author
Jen Leo is a natural self-promoter, has a talent for creative publicity, and has built her platform through word-of-mouth marketing. She has risen to the top of the travel writing industry and has six books to her credit including the bestselling SAND IN MY BRA, and the award-winning travel humor series that followed. Her travel writing has also appeared in her book, NIGHT + DAY LAS VEGAS (Pulse Guides 2006), TIME, STUDENT TRAVELER,and BREAK Magazine, among others. In 2005, Jen jumped genres and built her second niche as a poker writer. She is the gossip columnist for BLUFF, writes the "Men of Poker" column for WOMAN POKER PLAYER, and has also written for AUDREY, PokerPages.com, and CardSquad.com. She is currently at work on the GIRLFRIEND'S GUIDE TO DATING A POKER PLAYER, a humorous look at card-slinging men from the women's point of view.
Jen is also known as a professional blogger.WrittenRoad.com, an online resource for travel writers was named one of Writers Digest's 101 Best Websites for Writers, and was noted as one of Frommer's favorite Travel Blogs. She has also written for HotelChatter.com, Weblogs Inc, and started a new blog for those traveling to Sin City called VivaLasVegasBlog.com.
Currently based in Los Angeles, CA, Jen makes frequent visits to Las Vegas and San Francisco. You can catch her teaching travel writing at the New York Times Travel Show and the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference, She loves public speaking, and is great as a motivational speaker for writers.