War sears its imprint on the human spirit in infinite ways. After her family is murdered and her body ravaged by Serbian soldiers, Nermina Beganivic's only chance of survival is to flee her Bosnian homeland during the Balkan War circa 1992.
Bosna Global by Fatima Mahmutović (7/29/2022) *Bosnian
Scroll Down for English translation of this author interview in Bosna Global by Sead Omeragić and Fatima Mahmutović (4/8/22) *Bosnian
Read my author interview with Weston Hersey for Chautauqua Literary Journal.
Read my author interview at Authors Answer. (3/2022)
View my author interview on Brightside Global Trade TV (2/17/22)
Read a Review of Nermina's Chance in Todo Literatur(a) by classics scholar Edward Zeind (12/18/21) *Spanish
Listen to a podcast on WHQR Coastline about Nermina's Chance and Intergenerational trauma
Hosted by Rachel Lewis Hilburn (12/8/21)
Listen to a podcast on New Books Network about Nermina's Chance
Hosted by Galit Gottlieb (11/30/21)
Read Ben Steelman's review of Nermina's Chance in Star News/Gannett Media (11/13/21)
Read a feature on Nermina's Chance in The Haddonfield Sun by Bob Herpern (11/8/21)
Read an author interview with WILMA Magazine by Beth A. Klahre; photography by Michael Cline Spencer (11/30/21)
Dr. Aida Ibričević is a researcher and consultant in the field of migration and diaspora studies. She interviewed me for MOJA BiH OSLOBODJENJE (10/22/21)
Bosnian journalist Jasmin Alibegović conducted an author interview (9/15/21) for
Bosnian journalist Vahida Arnautović conducted my first author interview for Nermina's Chance. This thoughtful piece appeared in the Bosnian news outlet OSLOBODJENJE (5/11/21).
Read the ENGLISH TRANSLATION provided by Hana Komić HERE.
I'm very pleased to announce my collaboration with the NGO, MOST MIRA.
MOST MIRA (Bridge of Peace) helps to build bridges between divided communities in Bosnia. Their annual peace-building program brings together young adults, from the Balkan region and beyond, to find common ground for reconciliation.
Click HERE to make a donation to MOST MIRA.
Please check back for updates on collaborative projects such as
workshops and fundraising opportunities.