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Alyssa Pinsker aka Girl Gone Global™ is a writer, teacher and coach. She writes features and reviews for BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, Fodors, Cosmopolitan, Time Out New York, New York,  xoJane, BUST, Frisky, New York Post, New York Daily News, New York Press, Huffington Post, Forward, Paste Magazine, Sherman’s Travel, Bravotv.com, Chevrolet and more. Book anthologies include “The Hope,” edited by Menachem Creditor and “The Best Advice in Six Words: Writers Famous and Obscure on Love, Sex, Money, Friendship, Family, Work and Much More,” edited by Larry Smith. She coaches writers on how to get published. Every student she has worked with to date has been published. Her specialty in coaching is on HOW TO BE A TRAVEL WRITER and she is featured as one of twenty in Roy Stevenson’s forthcoming “Rock Star Travel Writers” guide.

Pinsker is also a commentator for places like Huffington Post Live and the BBC World Service. She is currently a Philadelphia and Denver lifestyle editor for Doorsteps.com, the millennial renting sister site to Realtor.com and was the official Fodors.com hotel reviewer for Philadelphia.

As a travel writer, she covers solo female travel. Her influencer brand is called Girl Gone Global™ and has over 15,000 social media followers. She writes about luxury, travel, food, women, wellness, relationships, faith and tech. Her project, “The Last Jews of …” told the stories of tiny and near death Jewish populations around the world as documented in her BBC and Tablet stories.

Pinsker was an oft-booked storyteller and has appeared on the Moth, Story Collider, How I Learned series, and many more. As a stand-up comic she has performed at Gotham, Broadway Comedy and other clubs around New York City. She has read at the Franklin Park Reading and Freerange Non-Fiction series amongst others.  She is represented by Bicoastal MGMT as talent for broadcast, online, fit, commercial and print.

Alyssa has a Masters in Education from LIU, Brooklyn and attended Sarah Lawrence College for a Creative Non-Fiction MFA.

Writing has appeared in (click on logos below or for a non-exhaustive list of published articles, click here):

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Books:

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