Jarid Manos is an American writer and activist. He is the author of Ghetto Plainsman, which is being made into an independent Hollywood feature film (GhettoPlainsman.com), the upcoming novel Her Blue Watered Streets, the literary blogstory Fear & Loving: Where Sea Level Meets the Deep, and an upcoming collection of American short stories. JaridManos.com.
As both an artist and activist, he is also founder of the non-profit organization Great Plains Restoration Council and the Ecological Health initiatives Plains Youth InterACTION, Restoration Not Incarceration, and Your Health Outdoors. www.GPRC.org.
Much of his literary and non-profit work intersects the challenges, lives and stories of the urban and natural world.
Jarid Manos is a featured guest speaker nationwide, from universities and conferences to jails and churches.