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 éducation". Tribute to Joël 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 Laferrière, Mimi Barthélémy and Marie-Célie Agnant. Will also be present, Rogé, the illustrator of "Haïti mon pays".
Haitian food and refreshments to taste on site ! await you !
Authors present :
Marie-Célie Agnant - Fodé Beaudet - Jean-Marc Beausoleil - Ghislaine Rey-Charlier - Raymond Chassagne - Myrtelle Devilmé - Fred Doura - Henri Robert Durandisse - Joël Des Rosiers - Groupe de travail du Comité langue, culture et patrimoine du GRAHN - Stéphane Martelly - Marie-Soeurette Mathieu - Sébastien 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 - Mémoire d’encrier - DAMI - Paroles - La courte échelle - Triptyque - Boréal - Les Éditions du Remue-Ménage - La courte échelle - Les Éditions de la Bagnole - Centre N A Rive.