Posts tagged Foreign Service Officer

Real Dreams Featured in the Foreign S...

The Foreign Service Journal has featured my book Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories in its annual “In Their Own Write” compilation of books published by Foreign Service-affiliated authors in 2012. The Foreign Service Journal writes of Real Dreams (p. 49): Mike Edwards wrote these 15 short stories over a period of 30 years, beginning i [...]

Kilimanjaro Featured in the Foreign S...

The prestigious Foreign Service Journal featured my book Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill in this year’s “In Their Own Write” compilation of books published by Foreign Service-affiliated authors. The Foreign Service Journal wrote of Kilimanjaro (p. 36): Approaching middle age, sick and overweight, Mike Edwards was hardly in sh [...]

I Am No Longer A Foreign Service Offi...

A post I wrote in October 2006 called “What is a Foreign Service officer?” ranks among this blog’s most popular entries. I wrote it during the heady days when I was looking forward to a long career as a diplomat and retiring from the Foreign Service. Alas, it was not meant to be. I resigned from the U.S. Department of State [...]