Category Archives: Activism

The Peace Correspondent, Vol.1, No. 2

The Peace Correspondent, Vol.1, No. 2 Identity and Extremism We’re excited to announce the second edition of The Peace Correspondent, a solution-based periodical published three times per year by Writing for Peace. The theme of this edition is “Identity and … Continue reading

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Famine, by Djelloul Marbrook

  Famine I’ve kicked my ass all over the world for sipping poisons like an oenologist, but it’s not without its rewards: the cracks in buildings speak and I’m the plenipotentiary of a foreign power whose name I forget. I … Continue reading

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2016 Youth Summit Now Public

The last weekend of April, Writing for Peace hosted our first annual Youth Summit to provide a safe place for young writers, artists, and activists (ages 18-30) to discuss aspects of peace, artistic expression, and activism, as well as the … Continue reading

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D.M. Aderibigbe Joins Advisory Panel

Writing for Peace welcomes D.M. Aderibigbe to our panel of young advisers and Youth Summit keynote speakers. Aderibigbe was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He graduated with a BA in History and Strategic Studies from University of Lagos in 2014. His … Continue reading

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When the bell tolls for coal, By Vicki Lindner

When the bell tolls for coal: Pull yourself up by your WHAT? By Vicki Lindner (Previously published in Wyofile.com, Wyoming’s truth-telling online newspaper, representing free journalism in a conservative state. Reprinted by permission.) (Opinion) — I moved from New York … Continue reading

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How Humanity Fell in Love with Itself Once Again, By Lyla June Johnston

The Story of How Humanity Fell in Love with Itself Once Again By Lyla June Johnston I spend a lot of time honoring and calling upon my Native American ancestors. I am keenly aware that my father’s people hold a … Continue reading

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2016 Young Writers Contest Begins!

Writing for Peace News  The 2016 Young Writers Contest Is Open! Since we first started our contest in the fall of 2011, we’ve received stories, essays, and poetry from students in over 24 countries. And now our 5th annual Writing … Continue reading

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Tree, by Azfar Ali Rizvi

Tree By Azfar Ali Rizvi Among other things that almost all children universally share, is a tree. It could be the one in the backyard of our oldest house. The tree you played around. It could be the one you … Continue reading

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Purse String Stagecraft, By David Scott Pointer

   Purse String Stagecraft By David Scott Pointer   Flesh-eating economic system innards, rolling over community blood pressure apparatus, attached to intergenerational empty wallets attached to local and international poverty attached to invisible, intertwined groups with similar, different interests systemically … Continue reading

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Poems from ROOTWORK, by Veronica Golos

Poems from ROOTWORK by Veronica Golos From The Lost Notebook, Mary Day Brown_________________   Elba, New York, late evening, December 6, 1859. five days after the hanging of my husband John Brown   This morning they began to arrive. First … Continue reading

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