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Pulitzer Prize-winning author to speak at Go Big Read event – Oct. 27

When Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Sonia Nazario speaks the evening of Thursday, Oct. 27, at Union South at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, she’ll join a vibrant campus conversation already under way about her book,“Enrique’s Journey.”

Nazario’s talk is the marquee event for Go Big Read, the university’s common-reading program, and it promises to touch on more than just the story of Enrique, a Honduran boy who at age 16 repeatedly attempted to reach the United States to find his mother. His harrowing odyssey, clinging to the tops and sides of trains, is one taken by thousands of immigrant children who try to come to the United States each year to reunite with their parents.

For more information, read the full University Communications news release about Nazario’s talk.