Tag Archives: Haiti

MRU12: Caribbean Calico (Caribbean)

“How to Escape from a Leper Colony” (2010) by Tiphanie Yanique (US Virgin Islands) Care and conflict take place in a leper colony. “Ghosts” (2008) by Edwidge Danticat (Haiti/USA) Street gangs and creativity clash. “Anancy and The Cricket Match” (2003) … Continue reading

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MRU11: Cacophony of Francophone Voices

“Heading South” (2006) by Dany Laferrière (Haiti/Canada) A young man tries to seduce an older woman. “Epitaph for a Spinster” from the collection Rire Haitien/Haitian Laughter (2006) by Georges Anglade (Haiti/Canada) An unmarried schoolteacher gets the final word. “Crazy Zarife” … Continue reading

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