What Writers Can Do to Help End Terrorism, Oppression, and Racism


In light of recent terrorist attacks, and the surge in Neo-Nazism and white supremacy, I keep asking myself, how can I, a writer, lend a hand to my grieving, fearful, angry brothers and sisters?

In January I visited the awe-inspiring Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona, Spain, not too far from last year’s Las Ramblas terrorist attack. The primary architect, Antoni Gaudí …