Afghanistan Stories:
Written at Risk, Edited With Care

 

 

Karla Peterson
The San Diego Union-Tribune
May 28, 2011

From her condo in North County, local writer Barbara Field can look into the corners of Afghanistan that don’t always see the light of our news-cycle day.

Like many of us in this military town, Field thought she had absorbed enough images and information to give her a clear mental picture of this war-wrenched country. Then she began hearing from the women who live there, and a whole new universe came into focus.

Field is a volunteer with the Afghan Women’s Writing Project, which pairs women in Afghanistan with female mentors in the United States for online writing workshops.

To read the full article in the San Diego Union-Tribune, click here.

Visit the web site of the Afghan Women’s Writing Project, here.

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