Category Archives: Writing

2017 Young Writers Contest Now Open!

2017 Panel of Judges Our 6th annual Young Writers Contest is now officially open! We’re excited to introduce our 2017 Panel of Judges: Chip Livingston, Poetry; Nick Arvin, Fiction, and Brad Wetzler, Nonfiction. We’re grateful to these accomplished writers for … 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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