October 5, 2019
Belle Mehus Auditorium
Sarah Smarsh is an author, educator, speaker, and journalist who focuses on socioeconomic class and rural America. Her book Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth examines historic economic inequality and tells the story of her upbringing among the working poor on a Kansas farm. It was just named to the National Book Awards Long List.
A book signing will follow the reading.