Hollyanna McCollom

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Title: Freelance Contributor
Education: Arizona State University
Location: Salem, Oregon
Expertise: Cooking, crafts, home decor, sustainable living, travel, pop culture, general lifestyle

Hollyanna McCollom is a writer and editor with more than 15 years of experience in travel and tourism writing, covering the Pacific Northwest as well as other regions across the United States including Minnesota, Colorado, Hawaii, and California. She is the author of the Moon Portland travel guide (now in its 4th edition). She served as editor-in-chief of PDX Magazine as well as the editorial lead for several other small publications and projects.


  • Author of the Moon Portland travel guide
  • Previous roles include editor-in-chief of PDX Magazine
  • Freelance writer specializing in food, pop culture, wellness, DIY craft, and sustainable living


As a freelance writer, Hollyanna specializes in food, pop culture, wellness, DIY craft, and sustainable living. She is also part of a Portland, Oregon-based nerd folk band, called the PDX Broadsides. They perform at venues large and small around the United States and Canada singing about science, history, literature, comics, fandom, and feelings.

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