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Daily Palm Castings
A collection of poems, profiling people in often overlooked professions. Inspired by Lyle Lovett's "Pontiac", Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire", and the work of Studs Terkel, Heather Bourbeau broadens our understanding of our neighbors, our communities and our work.

Not On Our Watch
Contributing Writer

Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures: A True Story from Hell on Earth
Editorial Assistance

Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Washington, D.C.

September 11 Photo Project
Contributing Photographer


Complete Books Listing


Precious Drops
Craftsmanship Magazine

Getting stoned: Madagascar must try to reap more of a benefit from its plentiful gemstones
The Economist

Property Wrongs: How weak ideas gain strong appeal in the world of development economics
Foreign Policy



Abortion law in South Dakota - Fire Thunder's lightning Turning to tribal sovereignty as a way, perhaps, to get round the law
The Economist

Impeaching the president
Cries from here and there - Spasms of discontent at the grassroots

The Economist

Sacred or Profane - A Hawaiian row about who owns the placenta
The Economist


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Mercy Corps (Senior Editor)
Critical information for refugees coming into southern Europe

World Learning (editor)
Speaking for Ourselves: An Assessment of the Needs, Resources, and Gaps in Services Available to Children and Youth in Kitgum District, Northern Uganda

UNICEF Somalia (author)
Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Somalia 2010

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Somalia 2008

Creating Value for All Report
Press Kit, Op-eds & Speeches


Complete UN Reports Listing


Organizations Created

Women in Multimedia


Message in a Bottle Project

The heavy beauty

After the Burn (part of 100 Days of Action)

Sonata for Syria III: Music for Airports

Albania, 1985

The Sins of Our Fathers

Sea Horses (Syria) and The Dry Cleaner


The Stockholm Review of Literature

The Toast


How to talk to a former warlord

The Fabulist


SF Weekly Interview


Complete Poetry Listing

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