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Cathy Sultan
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Bio: Award winning author of three nonfiction books: Beirut Heart-One Woman's War; Israeli & Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sides and Tragedy in South Lebanon-The Israeli-Hezbollah War of 2006. Her first work of fiction The Syrian, a political thriller, has just been published (October 2014). Sultan is also an activist who sits on the Board of the Interfaith Peace Builders (IFPB), an NGO based in Washington, D.C. IFPB leads delegations of people from diverse backgrounds to Israel/Palestine. These delegations emphasize listening to and learning from those immersed in the reality of the conflict, and advancing the work of Israelis and Palestinians committed to nonviolent struggle and peace with justice. She has led three such delegations and, in November 2012, accompanied a delegation to Gaza. ________________________________________ Awards USA's Best Book Award and Best Autobiography of 2006 for A Beirut Heart; USA's Best Books of 2006 in the category of History/Politics for Israeli and Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sides; 2006 Midwest Book Awards-Honorable Mention in Category of Political Science for Israeli and Palestinian Voices; Tragedy in South Lebanon was Nominated for Best Book of the Year in the Category of Political Science for 2008

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