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September 2014

Frankétienne at the Brooklyn Book Festival

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Francis College Auditorium,
108 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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  Frankétienne, author of Ready to Burst, translated from the French by Kaiama L. Glover, will be speaking at the Brooklyn Book Festival this fall! Creativity and Chaos: Artistic High-Wire Acts St. Francis College Auditorium 1:00pm – 2:00pm How do artists tap into their most creative selves, and learn to balance the impulses—whether it’s for performance and visual art, literature, or computer programming—to make something new? A conversation with Philippe Petit (Creativity: The Perfect Crime), Haitian author and painter Franketienne…

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“Words and Conflicts” Event with Scholastique Mukasonga, Jean-Godefroy Bidima, & Adam Shatz

September 22 @ 7:00 pm
McNally Jackson Books,
52 Princeton Street, New York, NY 10012 United States
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The Cultural Services of the French Embassy present “Words and Conflicts”, a discussion of Scholastique Mukasonga‘s Our Lady of the Nile and Jean-Godefroy Bidima’s Law and the Public Sphere in Africa: La Palabre and Other Writings.   Examining two outstanding books (Scholastique Mukasonga’s novel on an all-girls school during the nascent Rwandan conflict that left up to 1,000,000 people dead, and Jean-Godefroy Bidima’s non-fiction work on the role palaver has played, or can play, in a conflict of such magnitude), the panelists will…

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Launch Party for Our Lady of the Nile by Scholastique Mukasonga

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dumbo | Sky,
10 Jay Street, Brooklyn, United States
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On Tuesday, September 23, please join us to celebrate the release of Our Lady of the Nile, Scholastique Mukasonga’s award-winning debut novel, translated from the French by Melanie Mauthner and published in English for the first time by Archipelago Books.  Co-hosted by the French Publishers’ Agency, the evening will feature a conversation with Scholastique Mukasonga and Bhakti Shringarpure. This event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.   Born in Rwanda in 1956, Scholastique Mukasonga experienced from childhood the violence…

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October 2014

Archipelago Tenth Anniversary Gala

October 16 @ 7:30 pm
Wythe Hotel,
80 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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It’s hard to believe that it has been ten years! We invite you all to join us in celebrating a decade of diverse and innovative international literature on October 16th at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn. In our first decade Archipelago has published one hundred books from more than twenty-five languages. We would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for your involvement and support. We are indebted to the generous and vital community supporting the press…

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November 2014

Frankétienne at the Miami Book Fair

November 22 - 23

Frankétienne, author of Ready to Burst, translated from the French by Kaiama L. Glover, will be at the Miami Book Fair! The Miami Book Fair is being held November 16 – 23, 2014. Check back for more details!

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