Join author Joe Meno as he discusses his new book Between Everything and Nothing: The Journey of Seidu Mohammed and Razak Iyal and the Quest for Asylum. The true story of two young men from Ghana and their journey from the unjust political system of their homeland through the chaos of the United States’ failing immigration system. Joe will also comment on the differences between writing fiction and nonfiction.
Joe Meno is a fiction writer and journalist who lives in Chicago. He is the winner of the Nelson Algren Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Great Lakes Book Award, and was a finalist for the Story Prize. The bestselling author of seven novels and two short story collections including Marvel and a Wonder, Hairstyles of the Damned, and The Boy Detective Fails, he is a professor in the English and Creative Writing Department at Columbia College Chicago. His forthcoming work of nonfiction, Between Everything and Nothing, which follows the lives of two asylum seekers confronting the perils of the U.S. immigration system, will be published in June 2020.
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Thursday, June 18
Noon EDT | 11am CDT | 9am PDT
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