The Book That Almost Never Was: ‘100 Stories for Haiti’

In Guest Contributors by Guest Contributor

By Greg McQueen AARTHUS, DENMARK: The book 100 Stories for Haiti — a forthcoming charity anthology with proceeds going for Haitian earthquake relief — wouldn’t have been possible five years ago. As it happened, I posted an appeal for stories on the morning of Tuesday, January, 19. Just one week after the earthquake that left over 200,000 dead. The final …

Interested in Contributing to a Book to Help Haiti?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka There has been an outpouring of support for the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti by members of the publishing community, from fundraisers to direct donations. That being said, there’s always more that can be done. Our lead article today discusses the rise of what author Gabriel Levinson calls “cause publishing,” in which the proceeds of …

Georges Anglade, PEN Haiti Founder, RIP

In Global Trade Talk by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Among those killed in this week’s earthquake in Haiti was Georges Anglade, a Haitian-Canadian scholar, writer, and politician, who in 2008 founded PEN Haiti. He was the author of numerous books, including the satire What If Haiti Declared War on the U.S.A.? and five collections of lodyans, a Haitian narrative genre of “dwarf-sized sagas,” including the 2006 …