Haiti http://wlrn.org en Celebrated Miami-Based Haitian Author Edwidge Danticat http://wlrn.org/post/celebrated-miami-based-haitian-author-edwidge-danticat <p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 33466 at http://wlrn.org Celebrated Miami-Based Haitian Author Edwidge Danticat Author Roxane Gay Discusses Her Debut Novel http://wlrn.org/post/author-roxane-gay-discusses-her-debut-novel <p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 16:33:32 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Ariel Gonzalez & Paul Leary 32571 at http://wlrn.org Author Roxane Gay Discusses Her Debut Novel Large Paintings And Metal Sculptures Are One Artist's Haitian Tradition http://wlrn.org/post/large-paintings-and-metal-sculptures-are-one-artists-haitian-tradition <div id="full_story" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 0px 4px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 18.001798629760742px;"><p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;"><span style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;">Philippe </span>Dodard<span style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-weight: inherit;"> can't remember the first time he came to Thu, 15 May 2014 23:11:39 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 32406 at http://wlrn.org Large Paintings And Metal Sculptures Are One Artist's Haitian Tradition 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