Sophia Dembling

Writer, Traveler

Sophia Dembling has been writing and traveling since she rode her first Greyhound bus across America in 1979. Her travel stories have been published in dozens of newspapers, magazines and websites, and included in numerous anthologies, including Best Women’s Travel Writing 2007 and Best Women’s Travel Writing 2009. She currently is working on a book titled 100 Places in the USA Every Woman Should Go.

Sophia is author of The Yankee Chick’s Survival Guide to Texas, about her move from New York City to Dallas. She also is co-author of The Making of Dr. Phil: The Straight-Talking, True Story of Everyone’s Favorite Therapist; and I Can Still Laugh: Stories of Inspiration and Hope from Individuals Living With Alzheimer’s.

Visit Flyover America, where Sophia blogs about travel in the USA. She also blogs about life as an introvert for Psychology Today and is the author of The Introvert's Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World (Perigee; December 2012). Her website is and you can follow her on Twitter @sophiadembling