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!
On Sunday, April 12, starting at Soundscape Park, musician Taylor Ho Bynum led a group of free-wheeling Peddling Poets who presented site-specific poetry and music on a 16-mile loop, routing through downtown Miami and Miami Beach area, with stops at … Continue reading Peddling Poets Bike Ride around Miami
I learned last month, from editor Ryan Rivas, that someone from the distinguished Pushcart Board of Contributing Editors nominated my story, “Sinkhole,” from 15 Views of Miami for the Pushcart Prize. A final decision should be made in early May. … Continue reading “Sinkhole” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize!
#TBT that time Dan Jones from The New York Times – Modern Love was on our stage, at Lip Service. Now accepting story submissions for our May 9 show. Deadline is April 17. Give us your best, true, personal story … Continue reading Hey, are you done writing that story?
Tomorrow night, “Plays on Verse,” a partnership between O, Miami and MicroTheater Miami, will continue. 6 ORIGINAL PLAYS (including MJ’s To Accept, Dial 5 Now) 6 UNSCRIPTED PLAYS 15 MINUTES EACH 6 SHOWINGS PER NIGHT 15 AUDIENCE MEMBERS 7 SHIPPING CONTAINERS In Spanish AND … Continue reading Tomorrow: Plays on Verse
Thanks to O, Miami, you get to see To Accept, Dial 5 Now, written by M.J. Fievre and directed by Gladys Ramirez. Every Thursday in April, MicroTheather Miami will present the one-act play from 8 pm to 11 pm (6 functions a day) in … Continue reading Jovon Jacobs: To Accept, Dial 5 Now
Every Thursday, for the entire month of April, MicroTheater Miami will present a play by M.J. Fievre, in the courtyard inside the Spanish Cultural Center located at 1490 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, Fl. 33132. So join O, Miami for the launch of a … Continue reading M.J. Fievre presents a play at O, Miami Theater
On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, the Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Miami hosted its 3rd Annual International Women’s Month Ceremony. This year, the Consulate honored 19 women who contributed to the Haitian Culture in South Florida. They were recognized as “Beacons … Continue reading 19 Women Honored for their contribution to Haitian Culture
Edwidge Danticat, who has been honored with the MacArthur Genius Award and other awards for her writing and work on behalf of Haiti, once said, “We tell stories to live, to connect with one another and to build community.” In Haiti, storytelling … Continue reading Stories for a Healthier World: You’ve Got This!
On behalf of the Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Miami, Consul Guy François Jr. wrote me a letter to let me know that I have been chosen as one of the Honorees for this year’s “Beacon of Hope and Achievement Award.” I … Continue reading M.J. Fievre to receive “Beacon of Hope and Achievement Award”
(A story by Tatiana Garcia) You might roll your eyes when people say they’re happy just because they’re in a relationship. Many are liars, but not me: I really don’t miss being single. Before Justin “got” me, I was a … Continue reading Single. Taken.
On March 28th and 29th, join writer Jan Becker‘s bootcamp for queer writers, an intensive prompt-driven poetry and flash non-fiction workshop. (The term boot camp may sound intimidating, but the only real order is, “permission to write freely.”) This two-day workshop is designed … Continue reading Miami Beach: Boot Camp for Queer Writers with Jan Becker
Phoebe Rusch: Thank you for featuring me, MJ. It’s an honor. MJ Fievre: You’re welcome, Phoebe. I’m happy to help promote your fundraising campaign. Do you want to say a little about that? Phoebe: Yes! I’m trying to raise money … Continue reading Haiti, Phoebe, and the Oloffson: At the Crossroad of Race and Nationality and Class: An Interview
Back in November, in honor of its eight-year-anniversary, Lip Service launched Badass, Lip Service: True Stories, the Double Album (Lominy Books, 2014) edited by Andrea Askowitz. This anthology is acollection of some of the best of Lip Service’s first eight years. Lip Service is a … Continue reading South Florida, what’s your story? (We want you to send it to us!)