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Little Haiti Cultural Center, Community Room

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May 2018

Sunday, May 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Community Room
260 N.E. 59 Terrace, Miami, FL 33137 United States

Proverbs and Comic Books / Pwovèb ak Liv Ti Komik (Bann Desinen)

The beauty of Haitian proverbs lies in the universality of their truth wisdom and truth. Writer Yanatha Desouvre, author of Roads to Redemption, and artist Thomas Logan, comic books editor at Sliver of Stone Magazine, will teach aspiring writers and artists how to use proverbs to blend fiction and art in exciting, innovative ways. Participants will learn to collaborate with colleagues who speak different languages of craft. When words and images enter into conversation with each other,…

May 2019

Sunday, May 5 @ 11:00 am
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Community Room
260 N.E. 59 Terrace, Miami, FL 33137 United States

On the Page and On the Stage (Storytelling workshop)

Haiti is known for its spellbinding storytelling traditions, with mesmerized crowds gathering around dynamic “conteurs” to listen to well-paced, unforgettable tales anchored in the country’s rich history and culture. You can become a skilled storyteller, too! In this workshop, professional storyteller Lucrece Louisdhon-Louinis and well-established writer Fabienne Josaphat will teach (and demonstrate step-by-step) a series of practical tips for crafting entertaining Haitian stories on the page and adapt these same stories to a live audience; then, they’ll make a 180o turn to teach you how to adapt traditional,…

Sunday, May 5 @ 2:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Community Room
260 N.E. 59 Terrace, Miami, FL 33137 United States

From the Insiders (Publishing workshop)

Writing for children? Learn children’s publishing tips FROM THE INSIDERS. This workshop is designed for aspiring writers and illustrators of Caribbean children’s picture books, but also for librarians, educators, parents and grandparents, and anyone simply with an interest in children’s picture books. The professionals at EducaVision will give you a comprehensive look at how the children’s book publishing industry works. You will gain understanding of all processes associated with producing, submitting, and selling a trade book. If you’re wondering how to write and illustrate a gripping and memorable picture book,…

Sunday, May 5 @ 3:30 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Community Room
260 N.E. 59 Terrace, Miami, FL 33137 United States

Getting through the Gates (Publishing workshop)

Ready to publish? Agents are the gatekeepers of the publishing world. Come meet prestigious literary agent Melissa Danaczko, who has developed and edited books that became New York Times bestsellers. Learn about agents and publishing options, query letters and synopses, and everything in between.  If you take your potential author career seriously, come meet Melissa to learn a success mindset and the best practices for putting together a professional submission package. (in English)…

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