Two-time Knight International Press Fellow. Former
assistant editor at the Chicago Tribune. Feature writer for
major American dailies, my work regularly appears in the
Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Petersburg
Times, the Virginian Pilot, and various travel magazines.
A feature was recently accepted by The Guardian.
Based in a medieval town outside of Vienna (where I live
with my Jack Russell and my London Black Cab), I have a
been a journalism trainer for 10 years, working
extensively in the Balkans, Central and Eastern Europe,
Central Asia and S.E. Asia.
My work can be viewed online at
www.pattimccracken.blogspot.com and www.euro-
Interests: Anything off the beaten path. Anything that speaks to the human condition. Sometimes both.
Published writer: Yes