Haiti - Culture : 5th edition of the Haitian Book Day in Montreal
This 5th edition of the Haitian Book Day will be hosted by Maguy Metellus and will be an pportunity to discover the works and meet the authors of Haitian origin and of Quebec !
Guest of honor Gary Victor, one of the most widely read novelists in Haiti, winner of Casa de las Americas 2012, will sign his new novel "Maudite Ă©ducation". Tribute to JoĂ«l Des Rosiers, recipient of the prestigious Prix Athanase-David for the whole of his work, exchange with the author, testimonies and readings accompanied by 3 musicians of roda de samba ! Tribute to the poet Raymond Chassagne that will sign his latest book of poetry and to the historian Ghislaine Rey-Charlier.
Activities for young people ! Libraries of Montreal will give life to certain albums, including those of Dany LaferriĂ¨re, Mimi BarthĂ©lĂ©my and Marie-CĂ©lie Agnant. Will also be present, RogĂ©, the illustrator of "HaĂŻti mon pays".
Haitian food and refreshments to taste on site ! await you !
Authors present :
Marie-CĂ©lie Agnant - FodĂ© Beaudet - Jean-Marc Beausoleil - Ghislaine Rey-Charlier - Raymond Chassagne - Myrtelle DevilmĂ© - Fred Doura - Henri Robert Durandisse - JoĂ«l Des Rosiers - Groupe de travail du ComitĂ© langue, culture et patrimoine du GRAHN - StĂ©phane Martelly - Marie-Soeurette Mathieu - SĂ©bastien Mathieu - Sylvain Meunier - Makenzy Orcel - Robert Oriol - Anthony Phelps - Emeline Pierre - Pierre St-Sauveur - Lenous Suprice - Joujou Turenne - Frantz Voltaire - Gary Victor.
Publishers participating :
CIDIHCA - MĂ©moire dâ€™encrier - DAMI - Paroles - La courte Ă©chelle - Triptyque - BorĂ©al - Les Ă‰ditions du Remue-MĂ©nage - La courte Ă©chelle - Les Ă‰ditions de la Bagnole - Centre N A Rive.