Linda Shallcross Interview at Ink of Light Baha’i Writers’ Festival

This interview from the Ink of Light Baha’i Writers’ Festival 2019, features author, Linda Shallcross.

Ink of Light is an annual festival that explores and celebrates the work of Baha’i writers and creatives, who all come together to share ideas, learn from one another, and celebrate creative expression.

Linda joined the Baha’i Faith when she was 17 – many years ago! Since then, she has been guided by the social justice and human rights dimensions of the Faith leading her to work in areas providing support to those who are most disadvantaged in terms of their lack of access to employment, education, and services. This has taken her into areas of action research based on the experience of those who are adversely impacted by systemic problems. Linda has a long list of academic publications regarding these issues and in the last 10 years has become a renowned expert in workplace bullying. She runs a business providing legal opinions for lawyers on psychological health and safety issues which keeps her very busy! Linda is keen to finish a couple of books she is working on, one in the social work area about children in care, another on workplace bullying, and another about the lives of everyday Baha’is in walking the spiritual path with practical feet.

Check out the ‘Ink of Light Baha’i Writers’ Festival’ website here: inkoflight.org

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About the Author

Naysan is the editor of Baha'i Blog and he has worked in various avenues of media for two decades. He’s passionate about using the arts and media to support and explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith and he has produced and collaborated on popular music projects like the "DawnBreaker Collective" and the successful Ruhi-inspired sequence of "MANA" albums. His experience as a producer for CNN was invaluable while working on a number of special projects for the Baha’i World Centre, including the "Building Momentum" and "Pilgrimage: A Sacred Experience" videos. If there’s a media-related Baha’i project out there, chances are that Naysan was involved with it somehow!

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