Haiti: Selected Recommended Readings

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Prepared by Nadine Pinede and Danielle Legros George

Poetry Volumes
Félix Morisseau-Leroy, Haitiad and Oddities
Danielle Georges, Maroon
Marilene Phipps, Crossroads and Unholy Water
Patrick Sylvain, Love, Lust and Loss

Edited by Claudine Michel, Marlene Racine-
Toussaint & Florence Bellande-Robertson,
Brassage: An Anthology of Poems by
Haitian Women
Edited by Edwidge Danticat, The Butterfly’s Way
Edited by Paul Laraque & Jack Hirschman,
Open Gate: An Anthology of
Haitian Creole Poetry

Jacques Stephan Alexis,
In the Flicker of an Eyelid; General Sun,
My Brother
Georges Anglade, Haitian Laughter
Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory;
Krik? Krak!; The Farming of Bones;
The Dew Breaker
René Depestre, Festival of the Greasy Pole
Jan J. Dominique, Memoir of an Amnesiac
Dany Laferriere, Heading South
René Philoctete, Massacre River
Jacques Roumain, Masters of the Dew
Lyonel Trouillot, Street of Lost Footsteps

Young adult novels
Joanne Hyppolite, Seth and Samona
Jaira Placide, Fresh Girl

Diane Wolkstein (compiler),
The Magic Orange Tree: and Other

Haitian Folktales
Walter Dean Myers, with paintings by
Jacob Lawrence, Toussaint L’ouverture:
The Fight for Haiti’s Freedom
Toussaint L’ouvertu

The Haitian Studies Association
Women Writers of Haitian Descent

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