Jeff Elzinga graduated from St. Olaf College and Columbia University. He has lived two rewarding careers. As a foreign service officer of the U.S. State Department, he served in Tunisia and Malawi. Then, for more than 20 years he was a college instructor, retiring in 2018 as Emeritus Professor of Writing at Lakeland University in Wisconsin.
The Distance Between Stars
In an African country quickly sliding towards civil war, an American diplomat alone and adrift in his personal life searches for an investigative reporter who has gone missing in the bush.