Dear readers, I’m writing now with some exciting news I’m thrilled to share with you. This December 1, 2019, my publisher Books & Books Press, (an imprint of Mango Publishing) will release my latest book, Happy, Okay?: Poems about Anxiety, … Continue reading Happy, Okay?
M.J. is the author of A Sky the Color of Chaos. (Order an autographed copy here!) A Sky the Color of Chaos chronicles M.J.’s childhood during the turbulent rise and fall of Haiti’s President-Priest, Jean-Bertrand Aristide – a time of nightly … Continue reading A Sky the Color of Chaos: A Memoir
Yes, my memoir, A Sky the Color of Chaos (Beating Windward Press, 2015), is available for pre-order! The book chronicles my childhood during the turbulent rise and fall of Haiti’s President-Priest, Jean-Bertrand Aristide—a time of nightly shootings, home invasions, robberies, and … Continue reading Acknowledgements (now that the hardest part is over!)
“M.J. Fievre’s powerful memoir A Sky The Color of Chaos is a vivid, lyric account of the perils of growing up in Haiti. It brings the headlines to the heart and leaves an indelible mark on the mind.” ~ Dan … Continue reading Praise for A Sky the Color of Chaos
M.J. Fievre’s memoir, A Sky the Color of Chaos (Beating Windward, 2015) will be featured at the Miami Book Fair International. The book chronicles M.J.’s childhood during the turbulent rise and fall of Haiti’s President-Priest, Jean-Bertrand Aristide—a time of nightly … Continue reading A Sky the Color of Chaos @ The Miami Book Fair
Writer M.J.Fievre and illustrator Jean Patrick Icart-Pierre teamed up for a fun-filled trilingual (English, French, Kreyol) story about a girl’s first time riding a bike.”I Am Riding!” is a One Moore Book publication. One of OMB’s goals this year is to … Continue reading “I Am Riding!” is on OMB Storytime!
I’m proud of my publisher! One Moore Book happily announced today that they’re the newest member of the Children’s Book Council, a nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers dedicated to supporting and informing the industry. This membership increases opportunities for OMB … Continue reading One Moore Book, member of the Children’s Book Council
“Frederick Douglass taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path.” ―Carl Sagan My children’s book, I AM RIDING! (grades 3-4), is … Continue reading This weekend, I am riding!
End of Year Review 2013 — Children’s and YA Books. My friends Ibi Zoboi, Edwidge Danticat, Katia D. Ulysse, and Maureen Boyer are included. So am I (for my book, I Am Riding)! More info here. 1. Lizzy Lizard by … Continue reading End of Year Review: 2013 Caribbean Children’s and YA Books Continue Self-Publishing Trend
June 15, 2013. South Regional / Broward College Library. I read “I Am Riding” to the kids. They loved it! We sang a song about riding, screamed onomatopoeias and colored pages from the book. The Anancy Festival is a celebration … Continue reading Storytelling time at the Anancy Festival
Check out my new interview on the One Moore Book blog “M.J. Fievre is a writer, editor and educator whose passion for writing can be felt in every word she pens. She has authored several novels, short stories and poems … Continue reading I Am Riding: A Conversation with Author M.J. Fievre
My children’s book, I AM RIDING! (grades 3-4) is now available on Amazon. I team up with illustrator Jean Patrick Icart-Pierre for this fun-filled TRILINGUAL (English, French, Kreyol) story about a girl’s first time riding a bike. Top left: Children from … Continue reading I Am Riding… around the world!
As part of ‘The Next Big Thing Blog Hop,’ I was tagged by Sheree L. Greer, talented author of the short story collection Once and Future Lovers, and whose work has appeared in Best Lesbian Romance 2012. The purpose of this hop is … Continue reading The Next Big Thing: A Haitian Childhood
My trilingual children’s book, I am Riding, is getting published by One Moore Book as part of the Haiti Series, a collection of six stories that feature the vibrant culture and people of the Republic of Haiti! The launch will be … Continue reading One Moore Book: The Haiti Series