Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns (Hardcover)
Radical and original argument: Volsky directly takes on the NRA in this incendiary book that is sure to provoke activists on the left and right. Few people propose to reduce the number of guns already in circulation.
Timing: Anti-gun activism is at an all-time high. Publication in April 2019 will coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Columbine shooting.
Extensive social media presence: Volsky has over 180,000 followers on twitter and is often retweeted by influential people like Stephen King and Kim Kardashian. He is a regular pundit in the media after mass shooting tragedies.
Meaningful Endorsements: Drawing on political and celebrity networks, this book will feature meaningful advance endorsements.
Known activist and thought leader: As the director of Guns Down America, a national coalition of anti-gun grassroots and policy organizations, Volsky is a leaders in the anti-gun movement. His work is supported by the Washington, DC think tank the Center for American Progress.
National Speaking Tour: In addition to regular national media appearances, the author is a sought after speaker in high schools, colleges, and universities on gun violence. Guns Down will launch in Washington, DC and Volsky will travel to New York, Florida, California, and other state.
About the Author
Igor Volsky is the co-founder and executive director of Guns Down America, an organization dedicated to building a future with fewer guns. He made headlines in 2015 for shaming lawmakers who took money from the NRA and sent "thoughts and prayers" after mass shootings. A lively interlocutor, he has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, CNBC television, and many radio shows. He lives in Washington, DC.