Reaching Mithymna: Among the Volunteers and Refugees on Lesvos (Paperback)

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A poet's firsthand account of a month volunteering on the frontlines of the Syrian refugee crisis.

About the Author

Steven Heighton's most recent books are The Nightingale Won't Let You Sleep, a novel that has just been optioned for film, and The Waking Comes Late, which received the 2016 Governor General's Award for Poetry. His work has received four gold National Magazine Awards and has appeared in Granta, Tin House, Zoetrope, London Review of Books, Best American Mystery Stories, Best American Poetry, TLR, and five editions of Best Canadian Stories. His novel Afterlands was cited on year-end lists in the USA, the UK, and Canada, and is in pre-production for film. In 2020 he will publish two books, a nonfiction account of the Middle Eastern refugee influx on Lesvos, Greece, and a children's book drawing on the same events. Heighton is also a translator, an occasional teacher, and a reviewer for the New York Times Book Review.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781771963763
ISBN-10: 177196376X
Publisher: Biblioasis
Publication Date: November 24th, 2020
Pages: 224
Language: English

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