Carly Fisher is a James Beard nominated food and travel journalist covering the cultural intersection of escapism, edibles, esoterica, and experiences at-large. Her first book, "Easy Weekend Getaways in the Hudson Valley & Catskills: Short Breaks from New York City" is available nationwide through Countryman Press/W.W. Norton.
An authority on food, beverage, travel, and lifestyle trends, her work has been featured in GQ, Fodor's Travel, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Saveur, and Edible. In 2018, she earned a James Beard Foundation Award nomination for her work on CNN Travel's interactive digital feature, "Family Meal." She has been featured on the Travel Channel, NBC, EightFortyEight and has been a guest speaker at the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference and Food Writers' Workshop.
Drawn to experimental ideas in art, music, mysticism, esoterica and culture, she is the former edibles columnist for Snoop Dogg's Merry Jane and a cannabis astrologer for Leafly. Committed to pragmatic harm reduction in cannabis justice reform, she frequently demystifies complex topics like terroir, lifestyle and policy initiatives in places like GQ, High Times, Kitchen Toke and Miss Grass. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering with children and seniors on community-based initiatives.
She is frequently tapped by Fortune 500 companies and brands of all sizes to consult on custom storytelling, content strategy and creative copy direction. More on that here.
She lives in Brooklyn, always within reach of a slice shop.