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
It’s Miami Book Fair season! On Sunday, November 15, at the Miami Book Fair International, poets Jan Becker, Leenie Moore, and M.J. Fievre will create on-demand verses for passers-by on manual typewriters. The project is called the “Poem Depot,” and … Continue reading 11.15.15 Poem Depot at the Miami Book Fair International
On Wednesday, I discussed the release of my memoir, A Sky the Color of Chaos, on The Marc Bernier Show. The show airs weekdays from 3-6 p.m. on 93.5FM/1150AM WNDB Daytona Beach, Florida. A recording of the show is now posted on … Continue reading M.J. Fievre on the Marc Bernier Show
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
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!
“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
Jan Becker, on The Florida Book Review: Sunday, Nov. 24, 1:05 PM I stopped at the Akashic Books booth to see MJ Fievre who was signing their anthology Haiti Noir. That’s when I spied Edwidge Danticat, in the back of the … Continue reading Miami Book Fair International: Haiti Noir, the Classics
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!
Following is an interview with Jan Becker, contributor to All That Glitters, a nonfiction collection edited by Corey Ginsberg, Nicholas Garnett, and MJ Fievre. The book will be released online on October 1st, 2013 (along with Issue 7 of Sliver … Continue reading Jan Becker on Home, Violence, Evil, and the Fragility of Life
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 … Continue reading “So Spoke the Earth” at the 2012 Miami Book Fair International
Check out this article by Marva Hinton on WLRN. All week, the anchors will be talking with Florida authors appearing at the Miami Book Fair. So Spoke the Earth is an anthology of stories, poems and essays about Haiti. Continue reading M.J. Fievre on WLRN
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
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 … Continue reading M.J. Fievre on “And the Women Gather”