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!
Monday’s event was a success! What a great evening at Books & Books! Reading & Discussion by FIFTEEN VIEWS OF MIAMI contributors and editor Jaquira Díaz. “The city that emerges from the stories in 15 Views of Miami is not the impossibly sunny, … Continue reading 15 Views of Miami on Livestream
This Q&A with M.J. Fievre is part of Badass, Lip Service: True Stories, The Double Album, edited by Andrea Askowitz. Click here to buy the book. Don’t miss the launch of the story collection on Wednesday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading I would be an excellent X-rated film critic (Anyone hiring?)
Sarah Klein and Andrea Askowitz were pimping Badass last night, telling people about our debut at the Miami Book Fair International. At The Swamp, Wed. November 19, 7 p.m. Corner of NE 3rd Street and 2nd Avenue. The show they … Continue reading Badass chicks
Edited by Jaquira Diaz and published by Burrow Press, 15 Views of Miami is a literary portrait of the Magic City told in fifteen loosely linked stories by fifteen Miami authors. Sprawling from Hialeah to Homestead, from Wynwood to Stiltsville, … Continue reading 15 Views of Miami
In honor of its eight-year-anniversary, Lip Service is launching Badass, Lip Service: True Stories, the Double Album (Lominy Books, 2014) edited by Andrea Askowitz. This anthology is a collection of some of the best of Lip Service’s first eight years. Lip Service is a John S. … Continue reading What a Badass!
Since the other day I’ve been raving about “Dark Days in Port-au-Prince,” an exquisite corpse style story—a serial story in which each participant builds off of what the previous participants have written, to create an original piece of fiction with … Continue reading Haiti Noir: The Classics
“All That Glitters panel with M.J. Fievre, Jan Becker, Nicholas Garnett, Andrea Askowitz, Evelina Galang, Fabienne Josaphat: You can find gold in all that glitters and all that does not. And that panel was full of some of South Florida’s best … Continue reading Miami Book Fair International: All That Glitters
The 15 nonfiction stories published in the All That Glitters (Lominy Books; $15.00), recount lives and identities unsettled by the scary, but irresistible pursuit of truth. Also included are interviews with award-winning nonfiction writers, including Susan Orlean and Dinty W. … Continue reading All That Glitters is going to the Miami Book Fair International!
In an article by Kat Cherie on Haitian Times, writers Nadine Magloire, Evelyne Trouillot, Jessica Fièvre, Gary Klang and Josaphat-Robert Large share their take on the legacy of Haitian literary tradition. “I have an increased interest for nonfiction” “I continue … Continue reading Carrying on Haiti’s Literary Torch
Author M.J. Fievre edited a collection of stories, So Spoke the Earth, a project created by WWOHD (Women Writers of Haitian Descent). M.J. will be at the Miami Book Fair International this year to discuss the book along with some … Continue reading M.J. Fievre on uVu
M.J. is in the Beautiful Anthology, coming out Spring 2012. “Subverting timeworn clichés about beauty, this book delivers a fresh exploration of everything from body art and big noses to musical ‘perfection’ and misguided parenting. It’s a stunning, unforgettable collection.” … Continue reading The Beautiful Anthology
Check out my interview for Halan Daphnis’ TV show. I was interviewed by Ralph Cheriza in West Palm Beach. Continue reading Interview: On the World Beat