April 19, 2012 1:45 PM
Belson/Finley Hall, Law School Atrium, 4th Floor, Queens
Speakers: Diana McCaulay & Yolaine M. St. Fort
Diana McCaulay, is
an award winning Jamaican writer, newspaper columnist and
environmental activist. Her short story, The Mango, the Ackee and
the Breadfruit won the Lifestyle Short Story competition in 1991.
She has written children’s books and her short fiction has been
published by The Caribbean Writer. In 2008, her story The Blue
Tarpaulin won The David Hough Literary Prize, awarded by the
Editorial Board of The Caribbean Writer. Her debut novel,
Dog-Heart, won various awards.
Yolaine M. St.
Fort, a writer of Haitian descent holds a M.A. in Creative
Writing from Long Island University. The recipient of recent
fellowships from the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire and Cave
Canem in New York, her stark and haunting poetry was prominently
featured in General Authority: Haiti Earthquake 1-12-2010. Yolaine
is a founding director of the Lathan Mission Foundation’s Angels of
Christ Orphanage and Institution Primaire Mixte de la C.E.P.H. de
Lathan, which serves approximately one hundred and seventy five
children in Port au Prince, Haiti.
Readings and Conversation, Book
Signing. During Common Hour – Lunch Included.
CLICK HERE to register for the event!!
Date: Thursday, April 19th,
Time: 1:45 PM
Location: Belson/Finley Hall, Law
School Atrium, 4th Floor, Queens Campus
Office of Institutional Research
Sponsored by President's Muliticultural Advisory Committee, The
Office of The Provost, Division of Student Affairs; Committee
of Latin American Caribbean Studies (CLACS);University Libraries;
Academic Affairs Committee (SGI); Haraya The Pan African Students
Coalition; Caribbean Students Association.
In partnership with Caribbean Cultural Theatre.