Welcome to Writing for Peace!
Writing for Peace Mission Statement
Through education and creative writing, Writing for Peace seeks to cultivate the empathy that allows minds to open to new cultural views, to value the differences as well as the hopes and dreams that unite all of humanity, to develop a spirit of leadership and peaceful activism.
Writing for Peace is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, directed by a group of volunteer writers and editors, and guided by our extensive panel of advisers. Since 2013, we have published an annual print journal, DoveTales, An International Journal of the Arts, that will become bi-annual and move online for the first time on August 1st, 2019.
In addition to the literary journal, we challenge young writers to expand their empathy tools in our annual contest and speak out in our annual Youth Summit. To date, we have showcased work from writers, artists and photographers on every continent (except Antarctica) and received entries from young writers from 29 different countries.
Together, we hope to inspire and guide young writers to refine their craft, engage in nonviolent activism, and consider the many ways their words and actions can bring us closer to a society that values human rights, as well as environmental and economic sustainability.
Writing for Peace offers:
- DoveTales, An International Journal of the Arts
- Annual Young Writers’ Contest
- Annual Youth Summit
- A regular blog, featuring our panel of advisers and other inspirational writers
- Writing Craft Tips on our site and through our Facebook page
- Periodic Readings and Events
- Links to other resources, and inspiration through our site and Facebook Page
Teachers: We invite you to incorporate our Young Writers Contest into your school curricula. For more information on how to do that, read through our guidelines and contact us at here with any questions.
Writers and Artists: Consider submitting work to DoveTales and/or write us to find out ways you may be able to contribute through translating, editing, guest writing, etc. You can reach us here.
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