Valerie Waterhouse

Valerie Waterhouse is an editor, writer, and speaker with more than 25 years of experience specializing in travel, books, and literature. From 2000 to 2015, she was an Italy correspondent for Travel + Leisure. Her work has also appeared in W, WWD, Vogue Russia, Departures, and Endless Vacation. She has also edited and co-authored travel guides to Italy for Time Out, Wallpaper, and Fairchild & Gallagher. A passionate public speaker, she regularly gives lectures and talks at bookstores, literature festivals, and galleries, including Open Bookshop in Milan, Persephone Bookshop in London, the Leeds Art Gallery, and the Bradford Literature Festival.

• Editor of "Time Out Guide to Milan" (Time Out, Ebury Publishing, Random House, 2015)
• Co-author of "Wallpaper* City Guide to Florence" (Phaidon, 2012)
• Editor of "Where to Wear: Italy Shopping Guide to Italy" (Fairchild & Gallagher, 2005)

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