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We welcome press inquiries about our work. Our press contacts are Carole Florman, carole@veteranswriting.org; and Ron Capps, ron@veteranswriting.org

–A profile of the Veterans Writing Project by Kristina Shevory in The Believer magazine.

http://www.believermag.com/issues/201508/?read=article_shevory

–A profile of the Veterans Writing Project by Bret McCabe in Johns Hopkins magazine.

http://hub.jhu.edu/magazine/2014/summer/veterans-writing-project

-A profile the Veterans Writing Project by Amanda Calderon in Poets and Writers magazine.

http://www.pw.org/content/a_safe_space_for_veteran_writers

–An article about our work by Corinne Reilly in the Virginian Pilot.

http://hamptonroads.com/2014/07/words-war-peace-mind

–An interview with our director by Eric Westervelt on NPR’s All Things Considered.

http://www.npr.org/2014/04/26/306832193/how-an-army-officer-and-diplomat-wrote-his-way-through-trauma

–An interview with our director by Marco Werman on PRI’s The World.

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-04-07/post-traumatic-stress-can-be-hard-understand-those-going-through-it-and-those

–DoD reporter Amaani Lyle reported on our workshop for Defense.gov.

http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=121708

–An interview with our director by Bob Edwards on Sirius XM.

https://seriouslynotallright.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/bob-edwards-ron-capps.mp3

–An interview with our director by Leonard Lopate on WNYC, New York City’s NPR station.

http://www.wnyc.org/story/seriously-not-all-right/

–An interview with our director by Kojo Nnamdi on WAMU, Washington DC’s NPR station.

http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-06-24/seriously-not-all-right-ron-capps

— A story in the New York Times about our work at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center written by Cecelia Capozzi Simon.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/03/education/edlife/veterans-learn-to-write-and-heal.html?_r=0

— A story on NPR about our work and the launch of our journal, O-Dark-Thirty.

http://www.npr.org/2012/11/12/164979747/writing-project-helps-veterans-cope-after-war

— A Soldiers Magazine story about Veterans Writing Project’s seminars.

http://soldiers.dodlive.mil/2012/02/owning-your-story-how-writing-helps-veterans-heal/

— An interview with our founder on PRI’s The World about the healing power of narrative.

http://www.theworld.org/2013/03/writing-the-war-out-how-one-veteran-has-used-writing-to-confront-trauma/

— An Associated Press story about our work.

http://www.boston.com/news/education/2012/10/26/colleges-offer-veterans-classes-ease-transition/VVh0LFm4uDZ7H3SmeYjz5J/story.html

—Two graduates of VWP seminars write about their wartime experiences and after for the New York Times.

http://atwar.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/24/writing-to-calm-and-compose-the-injured-brain/

—The BBC reporting on our work at NICoE– The National Intrepid Center of Excellence. All of our instructors work with Operation Homecoming at NICoE.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18401167

—The National Endowment for the Arts featured our work in their quarterly magazine NEA Arts.

http://www.nea.gov/about/nearts/storyNew.php?id=01_themajic&issue=2012_v2

— A story in USO On Patrol magazine about our work.

http://usoonpatrol.org/archives/2014/04/02/veterans-writing-project-helps

— A story from DoD’s New Service about our work.

http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=121708

—The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) ran a story about us in their newsletter.

http://www.ausa.org/publications/ausanews/archives/2014/01/Pages/VeteransWritingProject.aspx

—From The Hatchet, the George Washington University’s student newspaper, a report on our collaboration with GWU:

http://www.gwhatchet.com/2012/02/09/a-new-chapter-for-war-stories/

—A video story on Newsmax that includes readings by our director and two veterans who have come through our program.

http://www.newsmax.com/US/capps-veterans-writing-project/2012/05/27/id/440382

—Local DC NPR station WAMU broadcast this piece about our work.

http://wamu.org/programs/metro_connection/12/03/02/veterans_write_to_cope_with_battlefield_memories

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