Clark Lecture Series: Tony Messenger - Profit and Punishment

Sunday, April 10, 7pm CT
In person at the First Unitarian Church of St. Louis
5007 Waterman Blvd., Saint Louis, MO 63108
Click to register for the free event
 
Clark Lecture Series
Profit and Punishment: How America Criminalizes the Poor in the Name of Justice
with Tony Messenger
 

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Tony Messenger is the metro columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and author of Profit and Punishment: How America Criminalizes the Poor in the Name of Justice, his first book.

In 2019, Messenger won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary for his series of columns on debtors' prisons in Missouri. In 2016, Messenger was awarded a Missouri Honor Medal, the highest award bestowed by the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. That same year he won a National Headliner for editorial writing. In 2015, Messenger was a Pulitzer finalist for his series of editorials on Ferguson, and won the Sigma Delta Chi award for best editorials of the year, given by the Society of Professional Journalists.

 

Tony will be available for a Q&A and book signing after his lecture. Books will be available for purchase from Left Bank Books.

Please register for the free event HERE

First Unitarian Church of St. Louis
5007 Waterman Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63108
Books: 
Profit and Punishment: How America Criminalizes the Poor in the Name of Justice Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250274649
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: St. Martin's Press - December 7th, 2021