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Writers Against Racism: 2011 W.A.R. Person of the Year Award


The posthumous award goes to the late George E Stanley, for whom without his literary efforts to combat racism, this Writers Against Racism series would never have started. “I still think the best approach is the one you’ve started here, Amy, which is to bring to everyone’s attention writers of color who are writing about young people of […]

21st Century Storytelling: Author George Stanley Dies

RIP, George

George was the W.A.R. pioneer. It’s 5:41 am and I just received the sad news about my good friend and my staunch supporter for W.A.R., author George Stanley.  My deepest condolences to his wife and two sons.  Thank you, B Herrera, for letting me know of George’s passing. B Herrera says: February 10, 2011 at 3:42 […]

21st Century Storytelling: W.A.R. Person of the Year (More nominees)


Fiction is often a better textbook than non fiction because fiction allows readers to “live” what’s happening on the pages. That’s why I think novels that promote tolerance and understanding of EVERYONE in our society should be required reading. I honestly can’t say this better than my dear writer friend, Jim Bruce, who lives in Dublin, Ireland: […]