As part of Selebrasyon! a six-week festival of Haitian arts & culture, Haiti Cultural Exchange presents a unique literary salon presented in collaboration with PEN Haiti, PEN American Center & Akashic Books. Authors from the U.S. and Haiti will share select readings and discuss their work. Featuring authors Katia D. Ulysse and Jean-EuphÃ¨le MilcÃ©.
Katia D. Ulysse is a native of Haiti and writes in English and Haitian Creole. Her work appears in The Caribbean Writer, Meridians, Peregrine, and Smartish Pace. Her stories are anthologized in MacomÃ¨re, Brassage, Butterfly’s Way, Haiti Noir, and MozayÃ¯k, among others. Drifting is her first book of fiction.
Jean-EuphÃ¨le MilcÃ© is a Haitian author and director of the PEN Haiti House of Literature. His novel, Alphabet Nights , published in 2004, won the Prix Georges Nicole in Switzerland and was a finalist for the Prix Prince Pierre de Monaco among others. His works revolve around the drama of exile and uncertainty of the crossing. – See more at: http://haiticulturalx.org/selebrasyon-literature-spoken-word#sthash.1kSNpezp.dpuf
About the Presenters
Haiti Cultural Exchange is a nonprofit organization established to develop, present and promote the cultural expressions of the Haitian people. We seek to raise awareness of social issues and foster cultural understanding and appreciation through programs in the arts, education and public affairs. – See more at: http://haiticulturalx.org
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