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).
"In the collection Writing On the Edge, fourteen esteemed
writers chronicle their travels with MSF teams through countries in
crisis. Accompanied by Tom Craig's photographs, Martin Amis, Tracy
Chevalier, Daniel Day Lewis and others take readers into rarely
seen reaches of Colombia, Burundi, Gaza, Uzbekistan, Cambodia,
Sierra Leone, Uganda, and elsewhere." The Huffington
"These art works, in their artistry and complexity of thought, start conversations, whereas most non-professional images and texts have the more straightforward task of delivering "subjectified" information. This is why a book like Writing on the Edge: Great Contemporary Writers on the Front Line of Crisis, which was created by photographer Tom Craig in conjunction with Medecins Sans Frontieres, is an important anthology." The Last Magazine
"An important book with an unblinking view of global issues, Writing on the Edge features fourteen essays that take the reader on a harrowing tour of countries in crisis...These powerful stories, accompanied by Tom Craig's moving photographs make an impact on the reader that will not soon be forgotten." PhotographyBlog.com
"So it is with the stories and photos here which take the reader
into some of the world's most persistent agony zones... To compile
this panorama of suffering, photographer Tom Craig took with him
some of the world's most eloquent writers and asked each to put
into words the specific situations his photos could only hint at...
Craig's 100 color pictures are both riveting and heartbreaking..
The spotlight is always on the downtrodden. In the end, the book
suggests, the only sure victory is in the trying, in not turning
"Of course, reporting thusly is only the beginning, albeit an important one, as we cannot attempt to fix that which the world cannot or does not want to see. And from the perspective of these writers and researchers, there are few people or organizations that have much, beyond a sense of service, to gain in revealing these often intentionally obscured sights. But merely for that alone, we should be grateful for those who do." BlogOnBooks.com