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Haiti

Chantal Kenol

Chantal Kénol was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in English literature, with a minor in linguistics, from Georgetown University in...

James Noël

Born in Haiti in 1978, James Noël is a poet. He writes in order to empty his body of all words, to move forward and become lighter than paper. He has written a dozen books, including Le...

Nadève Ménard

Nadève Ménard is professor of literature at the École Normale Supérieure of Université d’État d’Haïti. She has contributed to several...

Guy-Gerald Ménard

Guy-Gerald Ménard was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. After high school he traveled to the USA, where he resided for twenty years. He studied commercial art at  City College of New...

Louis-Philippe Dalembert

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1962, Louis-Philippe Dalembert is among the most important Haitian writers of his generation. He is a poet, novelist, short story writer, and essayist. His...

Kettly Mars

Kettly Mars was born in 1958 in Port-au-Prince, Haïti, where she lives. She is a bold and evocative writer who offers fresh insights on contemporary realities and a vibrant, nuanced...

Yanick Lahens

Yanick Lahens lives in Haiti. She is the author of three short-story collections, including Tante Réisa et les dieux, La petite corruption, and La folie était venue avec le pluie,...

Lyonel Trouillot

Born in Port-au-Prince, where he still lives, in 1956, Lyonel Trouillot left Haiti for the United States to escape the repression under Jean-Claude Duvalier in the early 1980s. Fascinated by...

Dany Laferrière

Born in Port-au-Prince in 1953, Dany Laferrière worked as a journalist in Haïti before moving to Canada in 1976. He also worked as a journalist in Canada, and hosted a television...

Évelyne Trouillot

Évelyne Trouillot lives in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and teaches in the French department at the State University. She published her first book of short stories in 1996. In 2004 Trouillot...
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