September 1, 2017

Meet me at the Foreign Press Club in Rome, where I'll be discussing Across the Big Blue Sea and human trafficking in Italy with three more authors who have written about the topic (see info below in Italian or email me for more details). 


August 18, 2017

Angela Ledgerwood, NYC based host of the fabulous Lit Up Show, visited me in our olive grove this summer to talk about refugee homes, life in Tuscany and the decriminalisation of sex work.

You can listen to the interview here.

(I go on for a whole hour, so better pour yo...

June 14, 2017

I'm very honored that the wonderful La Bandita Townhouse opens its doors for a conversation about Across the Big Blue Sea. A short reading by Ondine Cohane will be followed by a Q & A with me. Drinks and music (my Nigerian playlist) will help to finish off the evening...

April 29, 2017

The New Yorker magazine published my answer to Ben Taub's article about the trafficking of young Nigerian women to Italy. Read it below, online (scroll down to the third letter) or on page 10 of The New Yorker's April 24, 2017 print edition. 

March 16, 2017

Todo Modo Bookshop Florence, via dei Fossi 15

April 4, 2017, 6.30pm

Presentation of 'Across the Big Blue Sea: Good Intentions and Hard Lessons in an Italian Refugee Home' with readings and moderation by Molly McIlwrath and a short talk by Michelle Tarnopolsky followed by...

February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017

The Across the Big Blue Sea book launch party will take place in Rome on  February 24, 2017.

More info coming soon!

January 21, 2017

One more month to go: Across the Big Blue Sea will be available from February 21, 2017.

Pre-order here or at your favorite local bookshop.  

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Good Intentions and Hard Lessons in an Italian Refugee Home

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