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 inhabitants—both native and non-native—over the past four decades. Featuring the accounts of both Haitian and non-Haitian writers and their attempts to grapple with the impact left on them by their personal experiences with the island-nation, the anthology presents each work in its original language: English, French and Haitian-Creole. Through various narratives and poems, the literary legacy and unique history of the island are highlighted in content and style
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So many talents! Emerging authors. Accomplished writers. We’ve got it all.
STORIES AND POEMS IN ENGLISH
Yveline Alexis/Jerrice J. Baptiste/Cynthia D. Bertelsen/Nathalie Cerin/James E. Cherry/Edwidge Danticat/Karyn Exilus/Mimi Ferebee/M.J. Fievre/Nathalie Foy/Joanne Hyppolite/Fabienne Josaphat/Leita Kaldi-Davis/Kathie Klarreich/Marylin Laurent/Danielle Legros-Georges/Gariot Pierre Louima/Alison Luterman/Suzy Magloire-Sicard/Jan Mapou/Liliane Nerette-Louis/Jeremy Paden/Margaret Papillon/Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell /Nadine Pinede/Mahalia Solages/Barbara Ellen Sorensen/Carolyn Srygley-Moore/Yolaine M. St.Fort/Marie Ketsia Theodore-Pharel/Chantalle F. Verna/Jaime R. Wood
TEXTES EN FRANCAIS ET CREOLE
Naïké Clara Bélizaire/Gessie Cameau-Coicou/Louis Joseph Guy Marie Cayemitte/Maryse Cayemitte-Elysée/Pascale Doxy/Aurélie Michelle Fièvre/Geneviève Gaillard-Vanté/Lucie Mercure Gelin/Maude Heurtelou/Magalie Jean-Baptiste (Wanga Nègès)/Jonel Juste/Naomie Labaty (Naomiel)/Leila Laraque/Yvette Leroy/Schiller Marcelin/Marie Flore Morett/Smoye Noisy/Margaret Papillon/Emmelie Prophète/Donaldy Salvant/Elsie Suréna/Mireille Sylvain-David/Marie-Alice Théard.