George Clooney Makes An Appeal for Darfur, Sudan:
Even more, click here for a three-part mini-series documentary Clooney put together to inform those of us not in the know. Access an interview he did on CNN as well; they call it “Cashing in his celebrity credit card” — bully for him & for the folks he helps, however indirectly and little.
Close to half a million murdered to date … sound like any other period of history?
Thanks to Jilliann for pointing Clooney’s use of his clout for a good cause out.
In other news, the Boully, Belz, and Howe readings are available here now. Fun night – thanks to audience and readers alike!
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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is co-editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edited the anthology Bettering American Poetry 2015 and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.