|Peace Corps Writers: Front page 11/08
Good News Is A’comin’
OUR PEACE CORPS WRITERS that we have been publishing since 1989 in print through 1998 and on-line since 1999 is moving to a new website www.PeaceCorpsWorldWide.org in January. Our publication will no longer be a bimonthly, but will publish news and information about Peace Corps writers, reviews of new RPCV books, essays by RPCVs, interviews with published writers and information on getting published as it becomes available.
Here is a list of the columnists who will be featured on www.PeaceCorpsWorldWide.org:
- Shlomo Bachrach International Music and Horn of Africa Issues
- Laurette Bennhold-Samaan Bridging Cultures
- Joshua Berman Travel
- Leo Cecchini Money and Finance
- Ralph Cherry Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual issues
- John Coyne Writing Your Peace Corps Story
- Karen DeWitt International Cooking
- Sharon Dirlam Travel
- Barbara Ferris Non-Profits
- Matt Losak News from Washington
- John McCafferty Humor
- Sandy Miller Peace Corps Parents
- Susan Musich Jobs and Employment
- Susan O’Neill Humor
- Doane Perry Peace Corps Film
- Mike Tidwell Environmental Issues
- Catherine Varchaver Health
As we develop the site, we will add other columns and columnists of interest to Peace Corps writers.
Need holiday gift ideas?
How about books by Peace Corps writers! Check out our listings if children's books, books about the Peace Corps experience, and recently published books. We have links to buy them at Amazon, and Peace Corps Writers will receive a small percentage of each purchase to help support our efforts.
In this issue
We have a list of 21 new books and 6 reviews of recently published books all by Peace Corps writers . This issue also has three A Writer Writes pieces: the humorous “Eco-Bore Takes the Good Old Days Back to Tonga” by Tina Martin (Tonga 197071); the insightful “Drowning” by Chris Honore' (Colombia 196769); and the reflective “My Memories of Moritz” by Dennis Bangs (Ecuador 197072).
Our “Talking With” interview is with Marcy L. Spaulding (Mali 200002) who wrote Dancing Trees and Crocodile Dreams: My Life in a West African Village, Marcy’s journals from two years as a PCV in Mali published in 2004.
A note from the publisher: Things have been a bit hectic for me lately as is exhibited by the lateness of this issue. The September issue also came out late and some of you may have missed it. If you did, you can catch up on what you missed at PCWSeptember 2008 and In this issue September 2008.