Meet the Author: Lonely Planet travel writer Megan Eaves

Megan Eaves, contributor to Lonely Planet’s China guides, shares her China travel stories and experiences as a travel writer.

North Asia Destination Editor for Lonely Planet, Megan Eaves, has contributed chapters to the China guidebooks and travelled widely around the country. Her chapter about Qinghai is in the current edition of the guidebook. The results of her most recent trip, when she spent a month researching Gansu province along the Silk Road, will appear in the new edition this June.

Whether you want to be transported to China through her stories, or gain insights into the career of a travel writer, this event is for you.

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Event agenda:

5:30pm – Registration and refreshments

6:00pm – Talk and Q&A

7:00pm – Networking

7:30pm – Event closes

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About the speaker:

Megan Eaves is Lonely Planet’s North Asia Destination Editor and she has worked as a Lonely Planet author on guidebooks to China and South Korea. She most recently spent a month researching Gansu province along the Silk Road, walking the inner kora at Labrang Monastery, seeing the western end of the Han dynasty Great Wall and racking up a very nice collection of photos with giant Buddhas. Megan studied Mandarin at the University of New Mexico and has a Masters degree in Intercultural Studies from Dublin City University in Ireland. Originally from New Mexico, she has lived in Zhejiang province and Prague, and is now based in Lonely Planet’s London office.

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About Meet the Authors

The Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds regularly invites authors whose books have a China connection to come and speak at the University for the ‘Meet the Authors’ series. A diverse range of authors have appeared to discuss both fiction and non-fiction books covering business, culture, history and more.