Border of Lights
Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange)
Brookdale Community College
Big Read Appearances
In the Time of the Butterflies, Before We Were Free
USC Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies
Los Angeles, CA
The Future of the Catholic Literary Imagination
Conference keynote conversation and reading
Friends of the Central Library
Ilsley Public Library
Poetry Reading to Kickoff Nat'l Poetry Month
Best selling novelist Julia Alvarez '71 will speak on sustainability
College Center Crozier-Williams 1962
Connecticut College, New London, CT
Followed by a book signing. Open to the public.
We're doing Border of Lights again, October 4-6, 2013 in Dajabón, DR, and Quanaminthe, Haiti. This year, because of increased tensions between the two countries, we have not been able to procure the permits to gather at the border and have been discouraged from any large group gathering. We will still be holding a service and a small group of us will stand at the border in solidarity. Instead we are asking supporters to join us for an online vigil, October 5, Saturday, from 8-10 pm (EST). This is a way that those who cannot be physically on the ground with us can "join" us online. We hope the vigil goes viral and global, as this will send a powerful message to both countries that there is a community out there supporting change, peace, harmony between both countries.
2013 Burlington Book Festival: Opening Ceremony and reading at 7 pm, at the Film House, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center.
I'll be giving the opening reading from and discussion of my latest book, A Wedding in Haiti. This year's festival is dedicated to me!
Siena College MLK Lecture: "Changing the World
One Imagination at a Time: Storytelling & Activism"
Marcelle Athletic Complex, Siena College, Loudonville, New York
Art and Essays by area youth will be on display
If you'd like to schedule an appearance in the future, please contact my agent, Stuart Bernstein.
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