Welcome to Activist Explorer!

Fiction and essays on being an activist and participating in social justice movements.

Exploring delights, dilemmas, and dangers of activist daily life.

Delving into life and work in the belly of the beast we’re trying to transform.

Read essays, articles and reviews here on the Activist Explorer Blog, and at Activist Explorer Newsletter

Plus Fiction Featuring Activists–Views and Reviews


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Rainwood House


a movement mystery

New Revised Edition
Launching Labor Day 2023!

Follow Rainwood House Sings’ publishing progress as the book cover’s tie-dyed sheet cover dissolves.

(You’ll see it later, in the story)

Orange and red tie-dyed sheet covering book cover
1st Edition RHS cover

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◊  Novels-in-Progress   

◊  JB’s Journal, essays and posts

◊  Activist Explorer Newsletter

◊  Articles, Interviews

◊ The Fiction Featuring Activists List

◊ Review fiction (novels, movies, TV, etc.) portraying activists and social movements

◊ Nominate fiction for the FFA Awards: Best of FFA and Most In Need of Improvement

◊   Activist Writer Workshops

◊   Activist Fiction Writers Collective

◊   Activist Culture Salon

◊   Activist Mutual Support