Ann Banks

Ann Banks is a journalist and writer living in New York. Her website Confederates in My Closet: Reckoning with Ancestors on the Wrong Side of History, explores how the past informs the present, in particular the continuing impact of slavery on this country.  She has written for many publications, including The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Post, and USA Today. Her travel writing has appeared in Conde Nast Traveler, Vogue, and She also has published eight books for children.

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Venice on a Kayak

Kayaking the canals of Venice, seeing Murano, Burano and other islands by kayak. Ann Banks explores the famous city’s canals with a paddle.

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