Alabama native Todd Keith is the author of The Rivers of Alabama and Cahaba: A Gift for Generations, as well as Old Cahawba, a history of Alabama’s first state capital. He has written for magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Coastal Living, and Robb Report. In his role as a senior contributor for Executive Traveler magazine, he has covered destinations as varied as Iceland, Argentina, South Africa, Switzerland, and Mongolia. Keith’s latest endeavor is Thicket, a lifestyle magazine about his home state. He lives in Birmingham with his wife, Julie, and two sons, Collins and Fletcher.