Reaching Mithymna Virtual Book Launch
Join us for the virtual book launch of Steven Heighton’s memoir, REACHING MITHYMNA. Steven will be joined by poet Sadiqa de Meijer. We are also partnering with Novel Idea Bookstore as the co-host for the launch.
The event will be streamed live on our Facebook page, as well as on Novel Idea Bookstore’s Facebook page. Sep 17 at 7 pm.
ABOUT REACHING MITHYMNA:
In the fall of 2015, Steven Heighton made an overnight decision to travel to the frontlines of the Syrian refugee crisis in Greece and enlist as a volunteer. Arriving on the isle of Lesvos with a duffel bag and a dubious grasp of Greek, Heighton found himself thrown into emergency roles for which he was woefully unqualified. From the brief reprieves of volunteer-refugee soccer matches to the riots of Camp Moria, REACHING MITHYMNA is a firsthand account of the crisis and an engaged exploration of the borders that divide us and the ties that bind.
REACHING MITHYMNA will be available September 15, 2020. Get your copy at Novel Idea Bookstore or support your local indie book shop. Visit Novel Idea Bookstore’s website to pre-order: novelideabooks.ca