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World Nomads Haiti
Haitian Literature Exhibition
@ The Haskell Library

Opens on Saturday, May 2, 2009
Part of World Nomads: Haiti

Free
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In conjunction with World Nomads Haiti, FIAF’s John & Francine Haskell Library invites you to discover the rich texture of Haitian literature.

A poster exhibit will feature ten of today’s most prominent voices of Haitian literature: Marie-Célie Agnant, Dominique Batraville, René Depestre, Frankétienne, Dany Laferrière, Yanick Lahens, Kettly Mars, Jean Métellus, Evelyne Trouillot, and Gary Victor.

A special display in the main reading room of the Library will highlight books by Haitian writers from the Library’s collections, including short stories, poetry, novels, and works for children.

Downloads:
- Books about Haiti or by Haitian Writers available at the Library (pdf)
- Books published by Memory Encrier (pdf) [Includes books listed below]

Books on display will include:

Anthologie secrète, de Davertige
Anthologie secrète, de Frankétienne
Anthologie secrète, Poèmes et récits, d’Ida Faubert
Chroniques d'un leader haïtien comme il faut, de Gary Victor
Frédéric Marcelin, un Haïtien se penche sur son pays, de Léon-François Hoffmann
Gouverneurs de la rosée, de Jacques Roumain
La face cachée de Papa Doc, de Jean Florival Duvalier
La légende du poisson amoureux, de Marie-Célie Agnant
Le testament des solitudes, d'Emmelie Prophète
Love, Lust & Loss / Lanmou, anvi, pèdans, de Patrick Sylvain
Nègre blanc, de Jean-Marc Pasquet
Nul n'est une île, de Solidarité Haïti (collectif)
Une journée haïtienne, de Thomas C. Spear

Books courtesy of Mémoire d'Encrier.

Venue
Haskell Library
22 East 60th Street

Library Hours
Mon–Thu: 11:30am–8pm
Sat: 9:30am–3pm

Free and open
to the public

World Nomads Haiti is generously supported by American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; Afrique & Caraïbes en créations; and Organisation internationale de la francophonie

FIAF Spring 2009 Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; Florence Gould Foundation; The Herbert J. Seligmann Charitable Trust; New York State Council of the Arts

ArtWork:
Untilted, by Sénèque Obin / Courtesy Jonathan Demme

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