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A Moral Imperative, By Andrea W. Doray

President’s Corner: America has a moral imperative to offer asylum by Andrea W. Doray United States from Egypt, where she would have been murdered by her own family as an honor killing because she refused an arranged marriage to her … Continue reading

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New Board Members

Writing for Peace celebrates the addition of four new members to our Board of Directors,  Mary Carroll-Hackett, Jody Rein, Azfar Rizvi, and Brad Wetzler. The range of experience and knowledge these Directors bring to Writing for Peace is vast, and … Continue reading

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Birds Still Build Nests, by Mary Carroll-Hackett

Birds Still Build Nests By Mary Carroll-Hackett even when bombs are falling, even when the dams are failing, even when the hate is ravenous and roaring, even when the hills are on fire. Birds still build nests, making homes for … Continue reading

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New Year’s Message from Carmel Mawle

Despite world and national events of worrisome significance, this great beautiful globe has continued to spin on its axis, and we have come to the close of 2016. There’s been much wringing of hands over what 2017 might bring. No … Continue reading

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The Peace Correspondent, Edition I

We’re excited to announce the premier issue of The Peace Correspondent, a solution-based periodical published three times per year by Writing for Peace. The theme of our first issue is “Racial and Social Justice”. In order to maintain our periodical … Continue reading

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2016 Young Writers Contest Winners

2016 Contest Judges We would like to acknowledge all of the young writers who took the time to research a new culture and write a story, essay, or poem for the Writing for Peace Young Writers Contest. Completing this challenge … Continue reading

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Introducing DoveTales, Family & Cultural Identity

DoveTales, An International Journal of the Arts Family & Cultural Identity <Purchase Now> Release Date: May 1st, 2016 Cost: $14.95 Page count: 456 Book Description: DoveTales, An International Journal of the Arts, “Family and Cultural Identity” edition features poetry, essays, … 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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First-World Problems and Refugees, By Cara Lopez Lee

Magnus Wennman / Aftonbladet / REX Shutterstock First-World Problems and Refugees By Cara Lopez Lee This entire week, my husband and I have been awaiting word on our mortgage loan documents, hoping our lender draws them up soon so we … Continue reading

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Violence Against Women: 2015, By Kit Gruelle

Violence Against Women: 2015 By Kit Gruelle, Guest Writer During the last 12 months, I’ve traveled around the country talking with and listening to women and men talk about the violence and abuse they have experienced or are experiencing. After … Continue reading

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