August 15, 2007 – Hollywood: Artists For A Better World International announced the release of its first short-story compilation, The Triumph Of The Human Spirit. The soft-covered book includes seven authors and each story features a fine art drawing created especially for the story. President of Artists For A Better World International, George Alger, remarked, “The Triumph Of The Human Spirit is realized in each of our everyday lives in the ways you and I forward the ideals of a better existence in our surroundings and communities.”
AFABW Short Story Editor, David Bartlett said, “Beautifully written, high quality, spiritually uplifting fiction is alive and well in the pages of this compilation.”
Artists For A Better World International thanks all the authors who submitted their work to be considered for this anthology and would like to acknowledge the following writers who were selected for publication in The Triumph Of The Human Spirit.
AFABW INT AUTHOR & TITLE
Robin Beaman, “Dèjá View”
Leslie Silton, “The Footprint”
Val Gameiro, “Kayla and the Falling Stars”
Rebecca Mate, “Helter Shelter”
Mari Werner, “Just Her Imagination”
Daveda Lamont, “The Way of the Eagle”
Joanna Celeste, “Somewhere Not Too Far From Here”
Additionally, Charles Allen Harris is the fine artist who illustrated each of the stories.
Special thanks to Mike Manoogian, who is the book designer.
Artists For A Better World International is dedicated to building a worldwide network of artists who share a vision of creating a better world through aesthetics and is open to artists and art enthusiasts of goodwill from all religions, nationalities, creeds, races and cultures. Short story submissions were welcomed from any and all authors, the world over, who desire to help in the creation of a better world.
Artists For A Better World International has a purpose to raise the awareness of worldwide artists about using their creative powers to benefit mankind by leading the way to a better world and by supporting like-minded public benefit organizations that advocate humanitarian benevolence.
We accomplish our aims by cultivating international artistic participation in constructive, inspirational and creative projects as well as working hand-in-hand with other community advancement organizations.
AFABW Int activities include art and social betterment projects and/or events conceived to foster heightened awareness with and through art and artists, to help build a better world through aesthetics.