Category Archives: Writing

I’ve been going to for all things Haitian for quite some time now. I love their Haiti 101 series. It’s a site that caters to young Haitians in the diaspora who want to connect to their culture, history, and … Continue reading

Haiti, interview, Writing

Excerpt from interview: You’re currently studying as an MFA student in Writing for Children & Young Adults at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. How important is pre–qualification in our field? I don’t think there is such a thing as … Continue reading

Anansesem, interview, Writing

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

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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I’ve spent long stretches of time over the summer writing & reading & thinking & studying–seated in front of my computer, sometimes moving from the couch, dining room, office, and back for a change of scenery.  I may have a … Continue reading