Tag: OccupyWriter.com

Walt Whitman PhotoI really didn’t know how to tie the whole Occupy Wall Street thing that has inspired me so much into my blog about life in the mountains until I got an e-mail from a friend with the following heading: Writers support Occupy Wall Street. Check it out.

And there it was! A list of 200 writers — Pulitzer Prize Winners, Booker Prize Winners, Poets Laureates of the US, writers whose books had been made into movies, writers who’d been my teachers, writers I’d interviewed for NPR, a young writer who went to high school with my daughter, a writer who used to be a neighbor, very famous writers like Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood and Michael Cunningham and lesser known writers — who’d signed the following statement:

We, the undersigned writers and all who will join us, support Occupy Wall Street and the Occupy Movement . . .