Jane Albritton's (India 1967-69) Books Project
In January 2008 I received an email from Jane Albritton (India 1967-69) asking if I would get the word out about her books project. I was happy to do so. Anything to help RPCV writers get published. Anything to help RPCVs tell their stories. Anything to fulfill the Third Goal of the Peace Corps. Jane’s plan was to publish four books of stories for the 50th anniversary. The four volumes-Africa and the Middle East; After the Cold War (focusing on Central Asia and Eastern Europe); Asia and the Pacific; Central America, South America and the Caribbean-would feature stories from past and present volunteers, staff and instructors. Even while I was ‘spreading the word’ I thought to myself: This is a crazy idea! Four books by RPCV writers? Where would she find the writers? Who would publish four books by Peace Corps writers? Well, once again Coyne is proven wrong! Travelers’ Tales/Solas House, Inc. will . . .Read More
Figures. The Colorado RPCVs pull off the unexpected. What is it about westerners? Congratulations Jane!