Kathy Kelly is a peace activist, pacifist and author. She is one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness, and currently a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, (www.vcnv.org) a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. As part of peace team work in several countries, she has traveled to Iraq more than twenty times, notably remaining in combat zones. She has been arrested more than sixty times at home and abroad, and written of her experiences among targets of U.S. military bombardment and inmates of U.S. prisons. Ms. Kelly lives in Chicago.