Archive - March 23, 2012

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PC/W Talks Cooperation with RPCVs in D.C.
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Calling All Peace Corps Writers!

PC/W Talks Cooperation with RPCVs in D.C.

Kristina Owens (Bolivia 2000-02), the ‘Strategic Partnership Director’ of RPCV/W sent out the following email to ‘RPCV friends and supporters’ of the group. She was  relating what she titles, “A Successful RPCV/W Peace Corps Town Hall Meeting!” held last week in Shriver Hall at PC/HQ. Here it is, reprinted. Dear RPCV Friends and supporters, Last week’s Peace Corps Town Hall Meeting was a resounding success, in part because of the interest and questions from the RPCV community. Over 100 RPCVs came to listen to the Peace Corps Leadership and participated in the Q & A session. RPCV/W President Chris Austin began the hour by reflecting on how our community came together to commemorate 50 years of the Peace Corps; it was a tribute to a diverse community who understood that Peace Corps affected each of us in an important way.        This effort continues to inspire RPCV/W to facilitate new and creative initiatives . . .

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Calling All Peace Corps Writers!

Award winning novelist Joseph Monninger (Burkina Faso 1975-77) has a good idea. He suggested that www.peacecorpsworldwide.org start publishing on this site–perhaps one a month–a short story written by an RPCV. As Joe wrote me, “everyone has one fiction story sitting in our desk with nowhere to publish”….true enough. (In fact, I have more than one.) So if you all are up for it—and to make my life even more complicated than it is–Marian and I will can start publishing short stories–fiction only–on the site, and when we have enough, publish the best as a PeaceCorpsWriters book? Some ground rules: 1) The story can be on any topic–fiction only–and we would like an international angle. 2) Stories can’t be longer than 10,000 words (unless it is really, really good!) 3) Send it to me by email. 4) We will publish it for free; you’ll keep all rights. 5) Send a short narrative bio of yourself, where you were in the . . .

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