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.
JANUARY 2022 (TBD) BOOK SIGNING
150 Inspiration Drive
REGISTER HERE [INFO. TO FOLLOW]
NOVEMBER 18, 2021: BOOK DISCUSSION 7 PM
1605 Queen Street, Container 1
Wilmington, NC 28401
NOVEMBER 14, 2021: BOOK SIGNING 2-4 PM
106 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield, NJ
Please note, this event will comply with all current NJ and CDC Covid19 guidelines!
OCTOBER 27, 2021: BOOK LAUNCH 6-8 pm
NERMINA'S CHANCE: BOOK SIGNING & A GOOD DRAFT
319 Walnut Street, Wilmington, NC
Please note the event will take place outdoors and will comply
With all current NHC, NC, and CDC Covid19 guidelines!
August 14, 2021: MOST MIRA, Democracy & Human Rights in Bosnia Herzegovina
I'll be contributing a narrative workshop on storytelling via Zoom, one segment of the annual week-long workshop on peace-building for young adults.
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 two remarkable non-profit organizations serving people traumatized and displaced by war, and addressing the detrimental impact of political, economic, and social unrest.
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.
London-based MIGRANTS ORGANISE is an award winning, grass roots platform where migrants and refugees connect and build common ground, in order to organise for dignity and justice for all.
Click HERE To make a donation to MIGRANTS ORGANIZE.
Please check back for updates on collaborative projects such as
workshops and fundraising opportunities.