intro’d to Travis via Johann here:
Johann Hari (@johannhari101) tweeted at 2:00 AM on Mon, Oct 29, 2018:
If you liked my book ‘Chasing The Scream’, I recommend this wonderful book by my friend @tlupick It’s the inspiring true story of how a movement of homeless drug users changed Canada’s drug laws – & the world https://t.co/7cHzvebiVf https://t.co/7kRvZdRibI
reading fighting for space
Bud Osborn – down here (doc)
fighting for space site: https://www.fightingforspace.com/
Travis Lupick is an award-winning journalist based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and the author of Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction (Arsenal Pulp Press, June 2018). He works as a staff reporter for the Georgia Straightnewspaper and has also written about drug addiction, harm reduction, and mental health for the Los Angeles Times, Toronto Star, and Globe and Mail, among other outlets. For his reporting on Canada’s opioid crisis, Lupick received the Canadian Association of Journalists’ prestigious Don McGillivray award for best overall investigative report of 2016 and two 2017 Jack Webster awards for excellence in B.C. journalism. For Fighting for Space, he received the 2018 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature. He has also worked as a journalist in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Nepal, Bhutan, Peru, and Honduras.