Edited by Women Writers of Haitian Descent, Inc., Onè? Respè! promotes and explores the fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and journalistic works of contemporary Haitian writers in English, French, and Haitian Creole. The journal also showcases emerging and established authors who are not from Haiti but nonetheless write about la Perle des Antilles, be they closeted essayists, budding novelists, gifted storytellers, or inspiring poets. We accept poems, interviews, personal essays, short stories, articles,or one-act plays by or about Haiti.
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On January 12, 2010, "there was a terrible noise of earth shaking and houses cracking. And then: the cries of men and the cries of women, a great dust cloud taking Port-au-Prince in its fist." SO SPOKE THE EARTH is a multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti that explores its past, present and future as experienced by its diverse … [Read More]
On July 27, 2013, members of the Women Writers of Haitian Descent were at the South Florida Book Festival, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., to read from the Haiti anthology SO SPOKE THE EARTH. The event … [Read more...]
Saturday, Dec 15, 2012. 7:00 pm. Books & Books, in Coral Gables. Many came to meet literary legend Edwidge Danticat as she read from SO SPOKE THE EARTH, an anthology edited by M.J. Fievre and the Women Writers of Haitian Descent. Other readers included Kathie … [Read more...]
Miami Book Fair International. Saturday, Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m., Batten (Building 2, 1st Floor, Room 2106). “So Spoke the Earth: Giving Haiti Voice” … [Read more...]