Category Archives: Writing for Peace News

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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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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Staunching Wounds, By Richard Krawiec

  Staunching Wounds By Richard Krawiec   Recently I met with a group of women who had suffered terrible transgressions and losses in their lives from an early age. Deaths of loved ones, violent rape and abuse, humiliations by friends … Continue reading

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Peacemaking more than prize, By Andrea W. Doray

Peacemaking is more than a prize By Andrea W. Doray   With the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan became its youngest recipient at 17, sharing the award with Kailash Satyarthi of India. Shot in the … Continue reading

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Pilgrim’s Progress, by Robert Kostuck (Part 2)

The Pilgrim’s Progress (Part Two of Two) By Robert Kostuck Sunday, January 28th, 1945 Now we have rumors of surrender, spoken in hushed voices. What will happen? The Russians will turn to our nation of islands built on the cracked … Continue reading

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It Is Time, By Lyla June Johnston

It Is Time By Lyla June Johnston  There is this latent, pervasive notion that it is completely acceptable to abandon our otherwise treasured allegiance to brotherhood and kindness as we step into corporate and business realms because “that’s just the … Continue reading

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2015 Young Writers Contest Now Open!

Meet our 2015 Young Writers Contest Judges Antonya Nelson, Fiction Antonya Nelson is the author of four novels, including Bound (Bloomsbury, 2010) and seven short story collections, including Funny Once (Bloomsbury, 2014). Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, … Continue reading

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