Margie Goldsmith

Margie Goldsmith, winner of 100 awards including the Gold Lowell Thomas Award and SATW Journalist of the Year has traveled to 144 countries on seven continents and written about them all. She is a regular contributor to, Business Jet Traveler, and Wine, Dine and Travel. She has written for Shondaland, AARP and others. She writes travel, lifestyle, and CEO/celeb interviews. Goldsmith has two published books (Screw Up: Berkely Press, and Masters of the Harmonica: Mountain Arbor Press), has recorded an album of original blues songs (Margie Goldsmith & Friends), and plays blues harmonica whenever and wherever she can.

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Arts & Culture
Fitness & Nutrition
Nature & Environment


From fluff and buff to adventures to profiles to my home town, NYC, I write articles; but my favorite writing is essays.

notepad Skills

  • Articles
  • Books
  • Essays
  • Feature writing
  • Photography
  • Profiles
  • Q&A
  • Radio (reporting)

notepad Writing Credits

Business Jet raveler,,, AARP, Robb Report, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Geographic Traveler, Travel and Leisure, Hemispheres, he Globe and Mail, O the Oprah Magazine, Parade, Virtuoso, Coastal Living, Outside, Wine, Dine and Travel.

notepad Book Credits

Screw Up, a novel, Masters of the Harmonica (non-fiction book) and essays in anthologies including: Travelers Tales, The Walker Within, In Search of Adventure: A Wild Travel Anthology, National Geographic’s Sacred Places, The New York City Guide, Visible Ink

star Awards, Honors, Appointments

I have won 100 creative writing awards including the prestigious SATW (Society of American Travel Writers) Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, 2021 SATW Journalist of the Year, ASJA Gold Award, Outdoor Writers of America Gold Award, multiple Gold, Silver and Bronze NATJA (North American Travel Journalism Association) Awards, four Folio Awards.


I Traveled the World to Escae Death

Afer surviving cancer three imes, I traveled the world to learn about and escape death.


The Hidden Treasure of Ireland: Its People

Ireland has it all: gorgeous scenery, culteral and historical sites, excellent food; but really, it's all about its friendly people.


91-year-old Irish American Malachy McCourt, Going Stronger than Ever

Malachy McCourt, writer, actor, and  brother of Frank, is still going stong at 91 years old.


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