Amidst the upsurge of racial justice and other popular movements, where is the fiction showing us the drama and adventure of activism?
How does full and fair representation of activists in fiction help protect activists doing their risky work in the belly of the Beast?
Stories connecting people with authentic activist s/heros, showing how they live, love and create movements, can make it harder to marginalize and harm real-life activists.
Fiction featuring activists and activist settings, portrayed authentically and challenging stereotypes, could be a powerful tool for organizing.
Neighborhood Novelists in the Wall’s Shadow US-Mexico Border Collective Novel-Writing Project [More info soon…]
Union organizers and strikers get attacked from many directions. Turns out this also includes fiction.