2021 Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Announcing the Little Haiti Book Festival Online! Programmed in partnership with Sosyete Koukouy, as in years past, and in collaboration with Books & Books and Libreri Mapou, The Little Haiti Book Festival Online will feature authors from Haiti and the Haitian diaspora, panel discussions and performances, and storytelling and dance for children, too!

Past Events

May 2021

Sunday, May 30 @ 11:00 am
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

Taptap Krik? Krak! Books and Music for Families

Taptap Krik? Krak! Books and Music for Families. Storytelling with Muriel Johnson, Jude Joseph, Charlot Lucien, and Paula C. Pean. Books with Angie Bell, Tico Armand, Danielle Joseph, OliGa, and Imane Kernizan. Music with Inez Barlatier. Cooking with Nadege Fleurimond. Hosted by Mahalia Solages.  Includes a special segment with the Haitian Ladies Network. Download and color your own taptap for a chance to win a book and be featured in the next episode of Taptap Krik? Krak! Deadline: May 23.…

Sunday, May 23 @ 11:00 am
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Gray Areas: Human Relations and Critical Thinking in the Era of Social Media (Refleksyon sou enfliyans medya sosyal) with researcher Herve Fanini-Lemoine and Haitian radio and TV personality Carel Pedre. Moderated by Myrtha Wroy, M.S. Includes special segments with artist Vanessa Charlot and Haitian radio personality Elizabeth Guerin from Island TV. There is no doubt that social media has changed the world. Information that used to take days or weeks to spread is now instantly available around the globe,…

Sunday, May 16 @ 11:00 am
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Creole, Creolish: Regionalisms in Haitian Creole (Pale moun nan Nò ak pale moun nan Lwès ak Sid) with Prof. Jean-Robert Placide and Prof. Yvon Lamour. Moderated by Ms. Sherley Louis, Ms.Ed. Includes special segments with artist Morel Doucet and Haitian-American lifestyle, tourism, culture, society and entertainment blog L’Union Suite. Every language has regional dialects. Haitian Creole is also subject to these variations.  In Northern Creole, there are words, phrases, and pronunciations that are different from other regions of Haiti.…

Sunday, May 9 @ 11:00 am
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Haitian Carnival: Art, Culture, Religion (Kanaval nan Peyi Dayiti) with award-winning writer Edwidge Danticat and Reverend  Nathanael Saint-Pierre. Moderated by Lochard Noel, PhD. Includes special segments with artist Stephen Arboite and Haitian radio personality Severe Livincoeurs from WSRF. Carnival, called Madigra (Mardi-Gras) in Haiti, is a cultural event that is not to be missed. The population of Haiti, from the very poor to the very wealthy, dresses up in their brightest clothes and parades to the rhythms of Konpa music.…

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