Category Archives: Awards

I am a finalist for the New Visions Award presented by Tu Books and Lee & Low Books. “The NEW VISIONS AWARD will be given for a middle grade or young adult fantasy, science fiction, or mystery novel by a … Continue reading

Awards, New Visions Award, Tu Books, Writing
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Humor me, please.  Here I will list my fears of the “Dark Island” (a play on the infamous “Dark Continent” references that were so prevalent in American literature & film).  And humor is the best way to deal with what … Continue reading

Awards, Gede, Haiti, memory is a muscle, Mythology, Research, Vodou, Writing
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My short story, “The Fire In Your Sky”, was listed as a notable story of 2011 by the storySouth Million Writers Award.  That’s nice.  Thank you for the nomination and all the decision-making folks.  I’m sharing this long list (well, … Continue reading

Awards, short story, storySouth
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I was awarded another grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council for the Daughters of Anacaona Writing Project!  I’ll be conducting another series of creative writing workshops for middle and high school Haitian girls.  This is all part of my teaching … Continue reading

Awards, Daughters of Anacaona Writing Project, Haiti Cultural Exchange, Joseph Zoboi
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