About the author Gareth Kelly

Gareth Kelly spent almost a decade owning a concrete company. He gave it all up to chase his dream and become a writer. 

Gareth covered the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, has written about racial injustice, immigrant workers, is an advocate for immigration reform, has appeared in a viral video with over 30 million views and has raced a sailboat to Cuba.  

A former SLO City News columnist, travel writer, and journalist, this English immigrant splits his time between San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. He can usually be found sailing, drinking wine, exploring the central coast or planning his next literary adventure. 

To learn more about Gareth or to read some of his other musings check out his blog at www.garethckelly.com