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Powerful essays by such luminaries and literary giants as Daniel Day-Lewis and Martin Amis offer a compassionate look at the crises that most affect our world today. An important book for anyone interested in global issues,Writing on the Edgefeatures twelve essays that take the reader to countries in crisis. Award-winning writer Martin Amis experienced firsthand the problems of gang violence in Colombia, South America;New York Timesbestselling author Tracy Chevalier focuses on the abuse of women in Burundi, East Africa; Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis writes of meeting children raised in war-torn Palestine; Booker Prizewinning author DBC Pierre addresses the unusually high incidence of mental health issues in Armenia. Award-winning photographer Tom Craig was commissioned by the humanitarian charity Meacute;decins Sans Frontiegrave;res/Doctors without Borders to document the writers in these places in trouble. His striking photographs amplify the sense of compassion required while also demonstrating that beautiful humanity is the victim of tragedy.
Renowned photographer Tom Craig has been nominated three times for British Magazine photographer of the year. Dan Crowe is the founder of blazingword.com, the literary editor of Another Magazine, and the author of How I Write: The Secret Lives of Authors (Rizzoli).