Stories of Migration by Women from Around the World

Edited by: Lorna Jane Harvey
ISBN 9781927366936
Softcover | Publication Date: November 3, 2020
Book Dimensions: 5.5 in. x 8 in.
200 Pages

About the Book

An inspiring and timely collection of stories about migration, written from twenty women’s perspectives.

Somewhere is an inspiring collection of stories about migration. Written from twenty women’s perspectives, it brings a refreshing and uniting voice to this compelling and trending topic. More people are likely to be migrating now than at any other time in history, and this is set to increase as climate change and political unrest pushes even more people to relocate. The implications of migration, especially for women, are often unknown, unheard, unspoken. From the fleeing refugee to the political and economic migrant, a broad range of migration by people of many cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs is shared in this book. Identity, belonging, assimilation and alienation are some of the key topics in this sometimes sad but also joyful book. Treasures of wisdom and heartfelt honesty are found in the stories. The book will give the reader hope, encouragement, or insight into a globally relevant subject on a personal level rather than through distant, abstract news stories. Somewhere encourages open-mindedness and is filled with stories that will likely have a strong impact on the reader.

About the Author(s)

Lorna Jane Harvey is a British, Canadian, and Swiss writer currently located in New Zealand. She has written or edited several books including the novel Jet Black Stones and the book Beverley in 50 Buildings. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and a Masters in Communication and Applied Linguistics.


“At the beginning of 2020, I challenged myself to read more intentionally by choosing books that would help expand my knowledge of current affairs, and I believe that Somewhere is the perfect place to end the year. I hope to see some of my own experiences reflected in the migration stories of the twenty different women and to really appreciate all the wisdom they have to offer. It seems like the type of book I’d read during a quiet, introspective afternoon with a soothing cup of Earl Grey.” —All Lit Up