Miriam Murcutt is a writer, editor and former marketing executive with extensive experience in the travel and the publishing industries.
Born in England, she graduated with a Master of Arts degree, majoring in English Literature, Education and Sociology. She then worked as a writer, editor and marketing executive on consumer and business magazines in England and Canada. Miriam is a long-time student of Spanish, which was applicable when researching and interviewing on the ground in Spain for one of her books, A Room with a Pew, about staying in Spain’s ancient monasteries. She is an interviewer for a Carnegie Library’s Oral History Program, has co-authored four books, and works full-time as a writer.
Richard Starks and Miriam Murcutt live in Boulder, Colorado, USA. They are both members of the Authors’ Guild. The four books they have written together are Lost in Tibet; Along the River that Flows Uphill – from the Orinoco to the Amazon; A Room with a Pew – sleeping our way through Spain’s ancient monasteries; and the e-book Greenland for $1.99.