Anastasia Mills Healy

Author, Travel Writer, Editor, Communications Professional

Anastasia Mills Healy is the author of Secret Connecticut: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure (Reedy Press, March 2021), which is jam-packed with surprising stories about the state’s colorful people and places.

Formerly an editor at Condé Nast Traveler, Fodor’s, NYC & Company, and Travel Agent, Stasha is an award-winning freelance writer and editor penning travel features for publications including Time Out and Frommer’s. A proud member of professional organizations including the Society of American Travel Writers, she has been to 64 countries (goal is 100) and all 50 U.S. states.

Stasha provides editorial services for travel companies, nonprofits, small businesses, students, and others who require clear, targeted communications. She can craft the perfect message for a website, email, brochure, press release, social media, annual report, etc. Stasha works in content management systems like WordPress, email platforms like Constant Contact, and tools such as Slack and Basecamp. She is a grammar nerd who uses the Oxford comma and will eagerly explain to anyone who will listen when to use “its” versus “it’s.”

Residing just north of Manhattan in Greenwich, Connecticut, Stasha is working on a novel and planning lots of trips that she hopes to be able to take soon.