09 Morocco Travel Stories: The Desert Visitor
When Matthew and his three travel companions travel to a remote desert village, they’re stunned by the beauty—and mortified by an unexpected visitor.
By Author Matthew Felix | Novelist • Storyteller • Humor, Short Stories, and Travel Writer
Select true stories excerpted from the book "With Open Arms: Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco” (#1 Amazon Bestseller: Kindle Morocco * Books Morocco * Kindle Africa * Books Africa) and two bonus interviews. [o] Awarded Three 2018 Solas Awards for Travel Writing and a Soul-Making Keats Literary Award. [o] "Matthew's prose is a dance between the richness and delicacy of poetry and the bawdy, acerbic wit of a standup comic." - The Best Travel Writing, Volume II contributor Keith Skinner [o] When Matthew had to renew his European visa, his point of exit was obvious: he was going to Morocco. Memories of his previous trip filled him with anxiety. What was he thinking? After everything that had happened, did he really want to go back? Scams. Altercations. Mishaps. But also humor and beauty. His curiosity overcoming his fears, his second trip would prove as unforgettable as the first. [o] Read by the author. [o] Music Credits: "Mining by Moonlight" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
08 About the book: Matthew Felix on Air Morocco Interview
Matthew is interviewed by author and filmmaker Erin Byrne, who is also editor of the Vignettes and Postcards from Morocco anthology. This episode is excerpted from that interview, where Erin asks Matthew not only about his book, With Open Arms: ...
07 About the book: Peanut Butter & Passports Morocco Interview
Matthew talked about his Morocco book with Tom Gose and Mark Pfeifer on episode 45 of their Peanut Butter & Passports podcast. This clip is taken from that episode, where they talked specifically about Matthew's book, With Open Arms, and ...
06 Morocco Travel Stories (Tangier): It Ain't Over, Till It's...
In this previously unpublished story from his forthcoming collection, Matthew tells the rest of what happened the night of his first arrival in Tangier. Still shaken from his nightmarish walk from the port, when Matthew goes to relieve himself in ...