Lori Erickson grew up on a farm in northeast Iowa and earned a B.A. in English from Luther College and an M.A. in English from the University of Iowa. She’s the mother of two adult sons and lives in Iowa City with her husband, Bob Sessions, who is often her photographer on assignments.
Lori has published more than a thousand articles in national and regional publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Better Homes & Gardens, House Beautiful, and The Los Angeles Times.
Her Spiritual Travels website features hundreds of holy places in many faith traditions.
While she writes about a variety of subjects, much of her work focuses on the intersection of spirituality and travel. In addition to writing, she leads workshops and gives presentations on topics relating to writing, travel and spirituality.