Peace Corps Writers
Short works about the
Peace Corps experience
  The following have been published by PeaceCorpsWriters.org and the newsletter RPCV Writers & Readers

See also the Journals of Peace, readings marking the 25th anniversary of the death of President John Kennedy.

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"In their own words."

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Afghanistan (poetry by Jack E. Cole)

Bolivia (poetry by Bill Coolidge)
Bolivia
(Bill Coolidge)
Botswana
(poetry by Chris Conlon)
Botswana (a letter from Allison Flynn Fitzpatrick)
Botswana
(a letter from Barbara Knowles)
Bulgaria
(a letter from Eric Friedman)
Bulgaria
(a letter from Edith Sloan)
Burkina-Faso (Glen Davis)

Cameroon (Abigail Calkins Aguirre)
Cameroon
(Mary Beth Simmons)
Cameroon
(a letter from Linda Donelson)
Cape Verde
(Jayant Kairam)
Chad
(a letter from Joyce Lombardi)
Chile
(poetry by James Galbraith)
China
(an essay from Kathleen Coskran)
Colombia (Finn Honore)
Colombia (Finn Honore #2)
Colombia (Chris Honore’ #3)
Colombia (Chris Honore’ “Drowning”)
Cote d’Ivoire (Sarah Erdman)
Czech Republic (poetry by Sheila Crofut)

Dominica (poetry by Meagan Pfeltz)
Dominican Republic (John Charles Miller)

Eastern Caribbean (Bob Shacochis)
Estonia
(Douglas Wells)
Ethiopia
(A Closer Look by Steve Buff)
Ethiopia
(a letter from Kathleen Coskran)
Ethiopia
(a letter from Kathleen Moore)
Ethiopia (an essay from Kathleen Moore)
Ethiopia (John Coyne)
Ethiopia (an essay from Kathleen Coskran)

Gabon (Bill Shurtleff)
Gabon
(a letter from Melinda Porter)
Gabon
(Bonnie Lee Black)
Gabon
(Bonnie Lee Black #2)
Gabon
(Darcy Meijer)
Ghana
(poetry by Edward Mycue)
Ghana
(Lisa Kahn Schnell)
Guatemala
(Jason Boog)
Guinea (a letter from Hilary Heuler)
Guinea (Matt Brown)
Guyana (Katherine Jamieson)
Guyana (Katherine Jamieson #2)
Guyana (Celeste Hamilton)

Honduras (Carol Welsh)
Honduras (essay by Meghan Maguire)
Hungary
(Simone Zelitch)

India (Barbara Carey)
Iran (John Krauskopf)

Kazakhstan (Joshua Abrams)
Kenya (a letter by Melissa Chestnut-Tangerman)
Kenya (Meg Sullivan)
Kiribati (Jeb Bridges)

Malawi (a letter from Jane Baker Lotter)
Mali
(a letter from Errin Byrd)
Mali
(Lynn Marshall)
Mali
( Rachel Schneller)
Mali
(poetry by Carrie Young)
Mauritius
(a letter from Suzanne Clark)
Micronesia
(Reiley Ridgell)
Moldova
(Jason Spears)
Moldova
(poetry by John Michael Flynn)
Mongolia
(Matt Heller)
Mongolia
(Richard Smith)
Morocco
(poetry by John Michael Moran)
Morocco (interview with M’hamed El Kadi)
Morocco (Orin Hargraves)

Namibia (Christine Taylor)
Namabia (John Rex)
Nepal (Adrienne Benson Scherger)
New Guinea (a song by Greg Horn)
Nicargua
(Joshua Berman)
Nicaragua
(a letter from Roderick Jones)
Nicaragua
(Roderick Jones)
Niger
(a letter from Tom Kelly)
Nigeria (a letter from Betty Coxson)
Nigeria
(a letter from Mary-Ann Tirone Smith)
Nigeria
(poetry from Tom Hebert)
Nigeria
(poetry from Tony Zurlo)

Panama (Lauren Fitzgerald)

Romania (a letter from Andy Trincia)
Romania
(#1 PCV life by Andy Trincia)
Romania (#2 PCV life by Andy Trinica)
Romania (#3 PCV life by Andy Trinica)
Romania (#4 PCV life by Andy Trinica)
Romania (#5 PCV life by Andy Trinica)
Romania (#6 PCV life by Andy Trincia)
Romania (#7 PCV life by Andy Trincia)
Romania (#8 PCV life by Andy Trincia)
Romania (#9 PCV life by Andy Trincia)
Romania (#10 PCV life by Andy Trincia)
Romania (from RPCV Andy Trincia
Russia (Heather Carroll)

St. Lucia (essay by Jac Conaway)
St. Vincent & St. Lucia
(Rahiel Elaine Housey)
Senegal
(Elise Annunziata)
Senegal
(Leita Kaldi)
Senegal
(Ruthmarie Mitsch, mother of PCV Jane Mitsch)
Sierra Leone (Kevin Lowther
Sierra Leone
(poetry by Kinney Thiele)
Somalia
(a letter from Bob Blackburn)
Somalia (Ethan Gologor)

Tanzania (Terry Campbell)
Tanzania (Mark Hankins)
Togo (Alison Coluccio)
Tonga (Tina Martin)
Tonga (Tina Martin)
Eco-Bore . . .
Tunisia
(Peg Clement)
Turkey
(Ginger Taylor Saçlioglu)
Turkey
(a letter from John Taylor)

Ukraine (John P. Deever)
Ukraine
(a letter from Eugenia Hepworth Jenson)

U.S. (Tina Martin)
U.S. (Kitty Thuermer)

Venezuela (Susan O’Neill)

West Indies (Rahiel Elaine Housey)

Zaire/Congo (a letter from Miriam Carroll)
Zaire/Congo (Margaret Szumowski)
Zaire/Congo (Mike Tidwell)

Training (John Krauskopf)
Readjustment (Will Siegel)

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