[VIRTUAL] This Is Ohio: The Overdose Crisis and the Front Lines of a New America by Jack Shuler
In partnership with The Mercantile Library and Harm Reduction Ohio, PEN Across America is excited to celebrate the virtual launch of This Is Ohio: The Overdose Crisis and the Front Lines of a New America by Jack Shuler on Wednesday, September 9 at 7pm ET. Dennis Cauchon, the president of Harm Reduction Ohio and former journalist, will join Shuler in conversation. Every overdose is a policy failure. Such is the guiding element of journalist Jack Shuler’s new book. This is Ohio explores the current addiction crisis as a human rights problem fostered by poverty and inadequate healthcare.
This virtual event will be hosted on Crowdcast. Register in advance for the event. Copies of This Is Ohio: The Overdose Crisis and the Front Lines of a New America are currently available for preorder online.
Jack Shuler is the author of three books, including The Thirteenth Turn: A History of the Noose. His writing has appeared in The New Republic, Pacific Standard, the Christian Science Monitor, 100 Days in Appalachia, and the Los Angeles Times, among other publications. He is chair of the narrative journalism program at Denison University. He lives in Ohio.