5 Questions for Butterflies Katz

For six months this year, I attempted a vegan diet, which led me to meet Butterflies Katz, vegan chef, writer, activist, veganic gardener, and “vegan dog” innovator. Ms. Katz began her vegan journey over 40 years ago, at age 12, and she’s been an unwavering vegan since. Are you interested in a vegan diet? Then, this interview is just for you! M.J. Fievre: I followed a vegan diet for six months, until my budget no longer allowed me to. Wholefoods and the Fresh Market seem to be geared toward the wealthy. Meat replacements and soy products are not exactly cheap. In this economy, how does one afford to…


“So Spoke the Earth” at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International

Miami Book Fair International. Saturday, Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m., Batten (Building 2, 1st Floor, Room 2106). “So Spoke the Earth: Giving Haiti a Voice” panel with Joanne Hyppolite, Edwidge Danticat, Liliane Nerette-Louis, Mahalia Solages, Chantalle Francesca Verna, and Marie Ketsia Theodore-Pharel. Moderated by M.J. Fievre, FIU alumna. ABOUT “So Spoke the Earth”: Edited by M.J. Fievre, this multilingual anthology of literature about Haiti explores the country’s past, present and future as experienced by its diverse inhabitants over the past four decades. Presenting each work in its original language (English, French, and Haitian Creole), SO SPOKE THE EARTH features the accounts of both Haitian and non-Haitian writers and their…


M.J. Fievre on “And the Women Gather”

Talk with Lorna Owens, host of “And the Women Gather,” an internet radio program with a very large world wide audience to talk about the Haiti anthology, So Spoke the Earth, and the Miami Book Fair International. Lorna has 16,000 listeners world wide, and all shows are archived. To listen to the show, click here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/and-the-women-gather/2012/11/10/it-is-time-for-miami-bookfair-international#.UJ8HExcf1B0.gmail Or here: Listen to internet radio with Lorna Owens on Blog Talk Radio

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