THE WRITERS WALL
A community of writers, authors, bloggers, journalists, and editorial professionals and creatives who support our mission to create a literate world.
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Chief Creative Officer at Havas Adrenaline
"Impressed by the people, passion and impact of Nabu.org"
Mary Ashton Burgh
Writer at Havas Worldwide
"Reading was such a large part of my childhood. Discovering new worlds in books was what made me want to be a writer. So grateful to Nabu.org for the work they're doing around the world. And very happy to be a part of it."
Freelance Copywriter/Creative Director
Writer at Havas NY
"I am a writer. I am an ex-teacher. And I am totally inspired by what you guys are doing.
"Reformed journalist and lover of the written word. 'There is no frigate like a book, to take us lands away...'"
Freelance Writer and Brand Strategist
"Fast reader. Slow writer. Medium ukulele player. Deeply inspired by this initiative!"
AAF Advertising Hall of Fame, Retired Co-President CCO Ogilvy North America, Director VCU Brandcenter
Writer, Blogger, Award-winning Comedic Actress
"Reading is inner travel, self reflection, inspiration and wonder. I am grateful to be able to extend the gift of reading to others. Thank you for making it possible."
Advertising Creative Director/Copywriter
"Devotee of the extremely short form."
Author of Lutheranliar Looks at Life
"Enthusiastic reader. Even more enthusiastic writer. Former Copy Girl at Ogilvy and elsewhere. Currently author of 'Lutheranliar Looks at Life.' (If Nora Ephron and Garrison Keillor had a Lovechild, it would be Lutheranliar.)"
Coach, Speaker, Writer at ADDCrusher.com
"I am inspired by anyone seeking to learn, improve their life or live to their full potential. And I help others do that with my coaching, speaking and writing. I focus particularly on those with learning disabilities, but my teaching and writing applies to pretty much anyone. I am also inspired by Deepak Chopra and Eckhart Tolle, who showed me the truth in Marcus Aurelius's quote that, 'The happiness of our life depends on the quality of our thoughts.'"
Freelance Creative Director/Writer, Co-Founder of fibi&clo
"I'm honored to be part of such a transformational community that's bringing opportunity and education to the world."
Group Creative Director, Havas Worldwide
"This donation is in honor of my mom, who always had her nose in a book. I guess if I was really honest about it, it was her love of reading that ultimately taught me the power of words."
"Writing is more than creativity and communication. Writing is therapy that gets you into your own head. Writing is discovery and release. Writing is laughter and tears. I've been inspired by Ellison, Baldwin, Salinger, Oates, Cummings, Poe, Della Femina, Plath and many more."
NY Office of Global Advertising Agency
"Dedicated to all the great wordsmiths at Havas NY. And we love the effort and passion of Nabu.org."
"I'm inspired by the passion of Library for All. And I dedicate this to the great teachers in my family; my dad, mother and sister."
Jerry Della Femina
Writer / Author / Columnist. AAF Advertising Hall Of Fame Writer. Author of From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor &An Italian Grows in Brooklyn. Owner and Columnist of The Independent.
"I've made my living writing and working next to great writers. I love what Nabu.org is doing for literacy in the most impoverished communities in the world. They're changing the futures of kids around the world."
Award-Winning Writer / Creative Director
"Your great work was brought to my attention by one of your active members, Rich Russo."
Executive Group Director, Droga5 / Author of Eggs Unscrambled: Making Sense of Egg Freezing, Fertility, and the Truth about Your Reproductive Years.
"The gift of reading broadens horizons, inspires curiosity, fuels wanderlust, and fills our hearts and minds with stories we could never imagine on our own, but so often help drive our own creativity."
Writer/Creative Director/Author of The Belief Economy: How to Give a Damn, Stop Selling, and Create Buy-In.
"When I was a kid reading was THE escape for me. It expanded my world, gave me things to believe in, made who I am today. We need as many readers as we can get these days."
"Thanks to Rich Russo for telling me about this. And for the opportunity for authors to share our books with others, too!"
President of Havas Formula
"Without writing you cannot tell a story. Without storytelling, then brand marketing wouldn't exist. This dedication is hundreds of writers and storytellers over the years at Havas Formula who have built brand narratives for their clients."