50 Novels By Haitian Authors Every #Haitian-American Should Read #Kreyolicious #DiverseBooks

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50 Haitian novels Every Haitian-American Should Read
Are you a bookworm looking to read more books about Haiti, written by Haitian authors? Well, as usual your fave chick Kreyolicious has your back. Presenting…50 Novels By Haitian Authors Every Haitian-American Should Read, and here they are:

1. Aroma of Coffee by Dany Laferriere (trans.ed, 1993)
[Coach House Press]

2. Aunt Resia and the Spirits and Other Stories by Yanick Lahens (2010)
[CARAF Books]

3. Ayiti by Roxane Gay (2011)
[Artistically Declined Press]

4. The Book of Emma by Marie-Celie Agnant (Trans. Ed, 2006)
[Insomniac Press]

5. Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat (1994)

6. Canape Vert by Phillipe-Thoby and Pierre Marcelin (trans. ed, 1944)
[Farrar & Rhinehart]
Translated by Edward Larocque Tinker

7. Cathedral of the August Heat by Pierre Clitandre (trans. ed, 1987)
[Readers International]
Translated by B. Jones.

8. Children of Heroes by Lyonel Trouillot (2008)
[Bison Books]
Translated by Linda Coverdale

9. Clerise of Haiti by Marie-Therese Labosiere Thomas (2010)
[Trilingual Press]

10. The Colour of Dawn by Yanick Lahens (trans. ed 2016)
Translated by Alison Layland

11. The Company of Heaven by Marilene Phipps-Kettlewell (2010)
[University of Iowa Press]

12. Counts of the Majestic by Gesulla Cavanaugh (2011)
[Creative Space]

13. Dance on the Volcano by Marie Vieux Chauvet (trans. ed 2016, originally pub. 1957)

14. The Deadly Rose (The Rose Series) by JM Lominy (2013)
[Five Sons Publishing]

15. The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat (2007)

16. Drifting by Katia D. Ulysse (2014)
[Akashaic Books]

17. The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat (1999)

18. Festival of the Greasy Pole by Rene Depestre (trans. ed, 1990)
[CARAF Books/University of Virginia Press]
Translated by Carrol F.Coates

19. Fresh Girl by Jaira Placide (2002)
[Wendy Lamb Books]

20. General Sun, My Brother by Jacques Stephen Alexis (Trans. ed, 1999)
[University of Virginia Press]
Translated by Caroll F. Coates

21. God Loves Haiti by Dimitry Elias Leger (2015)

22. Haiti Noir by Various Authors (2010)
[Akashaic Books]

23. Haiti Noir 2 by Various Authors (2013)
[Akashaic Books]

24. Haitian Laughter by Georges Anglade, (2006)
Translated by Anne Pease McConnell

25. In the Flicker of an Eyelid by Jacques Stephen Alexis (trans. ed, 2002)
[University of Virginia Press]
Translated by Carrol F. Coates

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6 comments on “50 Novels By Haitian Authors Every #Haitian-American Should Read #Kreyolicious #DiverseBooks”

    1. Hi Kevin!
      Educavision is a major publisher of those types of books. You can visit their website at educavision.com! Hope that helps!

  1. We are looking for publisher of fiction books for adults in Haitian Creole. These authors are both Haitian authors and best seller American authors whose books have been translated into Haitian Creole

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