Haiti http://wlrn.org en Anniversary Of The Earthquake In Haiti And Spotlight On Poet Richard Blanco http://wlrn.org/post/live-chat-anniversary-earthquake-haiti-and-spotlight-poet-richard-blanco <p></p><p>On The Florida Roundup:&nbsp; Saturday marks the third anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti.&nbsp; How has it affected us in South Florida, home to the nation’s largest Haitian diaspora?&nbsp;&nbsp; We take your calls on <a href="http://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/form/miami-herald-wlrn/a245286948a8/is-haitis-recovery-south-floridas-responsibility">what you have seen in Haiti and what responsibility we have</a> to this country less than 700 miles away.&nbsp; &nbsp;Why has development been so slow after so many promises?</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 7561 at http://wlrn.org Anniversary Of The Earthquake In Haiti And Spotlight On Poet Richard Blanco Introducing Book Fair Readers To Haiti http://wlrn.org/post/introducing-book-fair-readers-haiti <p>All week, we're talking with Florida authors appearing at the <a href="http://www.miamibookfair.com/">Miami Book Fair.</a> <em>So Spoke the Earth</em> is an anthology of stories, poems and essays about Haiti.<br><br>The book is divided into three sections: death and tragedy; the nation’s rich storytelling tradition; and Haiti’s economic struggles.<br><br>Although the book was published in the United States (by <a href="http://writersofhaiti.com/">Women Writers of Haitian Descent</a>), all of the pieces in the second section are in French or Haitian Creole.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Marva Hinton 4668 at http://wlrn.org Introducing Book Fair Readers To Haiti