15th Haitian Book Day

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On Sunday, April 22, 2012, activities for the 15th Haitian Book Day will be under way from 11:00am to 6:00pm. Events will take place at the Atrium at York College-CUNY, located at  94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, New York.

Description: For eight years now, the Association of Haitian and Francophone Studies of the Department of Foreign Languages, ESL, and Humanities has been hosting a daylong program: The Haitian Book Day, which gathers more than thirty Haitian authors coming from Haiti, the New York area, Canada, and Europe.

This year, in addition to putting more than two thousand books on display at the Atrium and having a huge number of Haitian authors, the event will feature well-known Haitian writer Syto Cavé, and Hérard Jadotte, director of the State University of Haiti Press, as guest speakers.

[Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.]

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