Author Archives: King Grossman

Prayer At Oceti Sakowin Camp Permeates Community And Nonviolent Action

“That’s our way of life here, that we can’t question spirit,” Lakota Chief Arvol Looking Horse said. “So, every day in our tradition we honor that good mind.” Prayer, from sunrise until deep into the night at Oceti Sakowin Camp, infuses the spiral of life, the whirlpool of mystery, in native song, dance, eagle feathers… Continue Reading

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE SHOW ALL OF US THE WAY TO CLIMATE JUSTICE

In North Dakota, the Dakota indigenous people and their allies are pushing back stalwartly and nonviolently against the Dakota Access Pipeline or DAPL. They have been brutalized by attack dogs, arrested and put in jail—but, they have also reaped social justice victories by getting President Obama, as well as a Federal Court, to postpone the pipeline within… Continue Reading

ALL ROYALTIES FROM KING GROSSMAN’S NOVEL LETTERS TO ALICE GO TO SUPPORT THE OCCUPY THE WORD FOUNDATION

King Grossman is the founder of Occupy the Word Foundation, and has committed all profits from his writing to be contributed to the foundation. We need imaginations active and radical for positive change through writing. It takes some money to create the space for this type of writing to thrive, and King is totally jazzed… Continue Reading

KIRKUS REVIEW OF SOON-TO-BE-RELEASED NOVEL LETTERS TO ALICE

KIRKUS REVIEW OF SOON-TO-BE-RELEASED NOVEL LETTERS TO ALICE

I am very pleased with the positive review Kirkus put forward on Letters To Alice, my novel to be released later this year. Kirkus had this impression of my writing: “Grossman writes with enough spirit and optimism that the novel’s complex, likeable characters have room to flourish.” And this is their concluding statement on the… Continue Reading