Rivera Sun is a change-maker, a cultural creative, a protest novelist, and an advocate for nonviolence and social justice. She is the author of The Dandelion Insurrection, The Way Between and other novels. She is the editor of Nonviolence News. Her study guide to making change with nonviolent action is used by activist groups across the country. Her essays and writings are syndicated by Peace Voice, and have appeared in journals nationwide. Rivera Sun attended the James Lawson Institute in 2014 and facilitates workshops in strategy for nonviolent change across the country and internationally. Between 2012-2017, she co-hosted nationally two syndicated radio programs on civil resistance strategies and campaigns. Rivera was the social media director and programs coordinator for Campaign Nonviolence. In all of her work, she connects the dots between the issues, shares solutionary ideas, and inspires people to step up to the challenge of being a part of the story of change in our times.
Novels and Writings
Rivera Sun is the author of many novels, including The Dandelion Insurrection, The Roots of Resistance, Billionaire Buddha, and The Way Between. She has also published several volumes of poetry and, along with her study guide to nonviolent action, they can be found here. Her essays and writings are syndicated by Peace Voice, and have appeared in Truthout, Popular Resistance, Waging Nonviolence, Common Dreams, Dandelion Salad, Counterpunch, and many others.
Workshops & Speaking
Rivera Sun travels nationwide, and offers workshops in writing, and making change through nonviolent action. She also speaks on these topics and is happy to do author talks with students, book stores, and other venues. Please visit our upcoming workshops page to find an event near you or contact us.
Book Clubs & Reading Groups
Are you forming a book club or reading group? Rivera will happily Skype or Zoom with any book clubs, reading groups, school groups, or college students who are reading her books. She also has discussion questions available for most of her novels. Connect with her via the Contact Us page. You can also find discount rates for bulk orders here.