a literary journal published by the Black Earth Institute dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, earth and society
Editor: Judith Roche
Managing Editor: Michael McDermott
Site Design: Barbara Flaherty
Cover Photographer: Rabia O’Loren
Published by Black Earth Institute, Black Earth, Wisconsin.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Rabia O’Loren’s work captures the vitality of place and people. The work presented in this issue includes scenes of water in both the west coast of the United States and the Swat Valley of Pakistan. O’Loren works on behalf of the Roshi Center for Women located in the Swat Valley of Pakistan. The specific purpose of The Roshni Centre for Women is to encourage economic, educational, health care opportunities for women living in the rural Northern part of Pakistan. Please visit the Roshi Center for Women’s site to find out more about their work and the cooperative that makes their work possible. www.roshicenter.org