Selected Essays

Selected Interviews 

“The personal and shared pronouns of Félix Morisseau-Leroy” in The Massachusetts Review, Summer 2017. Reprinted in Into English: An Anthology of Multiple Translations; editors, Kevin Prufer and Martha Collins; Graywolf Press, 2017

“War’s Impossible Text,” review of Juan Felipe Herrera’s Senegal Taxi on Mass Poetry website, January 2017

“Félix Morisseau-Leroy” biographical essay in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography; editors, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight; Oxford University Press, 2016

“Ida Salomon Faubert” biographical essay in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography; editors, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight; Oxford University Press, 2016

“Marie-Thérèse Colimon Hall” biographical essay in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro- Latin American Biography; editors, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight; Oxford University Press, 2016

“Let America Be America Again” in Others Will Enter the Gates: Immigrant Poets on Poetry, Influences and Writing in America; editor, Abayomi Animashaun; Black Lawrence Press, 2015

“From Port-au-Prince to Kinshasa: A Haitian Journey” chapter in Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond; editors Kendahl Radcliffe, Jennifer Scott, and Anja Werner; University Press of Mississippi, 2015

“American Without Prefix” remarks for 2015 Boston City Day of Service and Celebration in Honor of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Historic Faneuil Hall, published in Women’s Review of Books, February 2015

“Subterfuges, Survivals, and Liberations,” review of The Infamous Rosalie by Évelyne Trouillot (translated from the French by M.A. Salvadon) in The Women’s Review of Books, July/August 2014

“Women Build Empowerment through AFAB” in Boston Haitian Reporter, Volume 11, Issue 9, September 2012

“An Unnaming: The Haitian Earthquake Metaphor” in Boston Haitian Reporter, Volume 10, Issue 10, November 2011

“Danticat’s Dialogues: Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work,” review in Women’s Review of Books, May/June 2011

“Hovering Above the Everyday World: The Art of Fritz Ducheine” in Consequence, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2011

“Before and Behind the Lens: Black Women Film & Video Artists” review in Sojourner: The Women’s Forum, March 1999

“Marie Chauvet” biographical entry in Encarta Africana; editors, Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Basic Civitas Books, 1999

“Caribbean mermaids and evil spirits with Tracey baptiste” in why we write, lesley university podcast, september 2019

“Comic Book Artist Joel Christian Gill on Strange Fruit and Forgotten Black Narratives” in Why We Write, Lesley University Podcast, April 2019

“Poet Richard Blanco on ‘How to Love a Country’” in Why We Write, Lesley University Podcast, April 2019

“An Interview with Contemporary Choreographer Jean Appolon on TRAKA, a Work in Progress,” in the Journal of Haitian Studies, Center for Black Studies, University of California, Volume 24, Number 2, Fall 2018

“Interview with poet Ruth Lepson” in Solstice Magazine, Issue 5, July 2015

“Interview with poet Martha Collins” in Solstice Magazine, Issue 5, July 2015

“Interview with poet Douglas Kearney” in Solstice Magazine, Issue 5, July 2015

“Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa’s Daughters of the Stone: Affirming the Afro-Latin” in Label Me Latina/o, June 2012

“Patricia Smith Gets Her Breath Back,” interview and article in Sojourner: The Women’s Forum, April 1999

Selected Essays

“The personal and shared pronouns of Félix Morisseau-Leroy” in The Massachusetts Review (Amherst), Summer 2017. Reprinted in Into English: An Anthology of Multiple Translations; editors, Kevin Prufer and Martha Collins; Graywolf Press (Minneapolis), 2017

“Félix Morisseau-Leroy” (biographical essay) in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography; editors, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight; Oxford University Press (New York), 2016

“Ida Salomon Faubert” (biographical essay) in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography; editors, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight; Oxford University Press (New York), 2016

“Marie-Thérèse Colimon Hall” (biographical essay) in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro- Latin American Biography; editors, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight; Oxford University Press (New York), 2016

“Let America Be America Again” in Others Will Enter the Gates: Immigrant Poets on Poetry, Influences and Writing in America; editor, Abayomi Animashaun; Black Lawrence Press (New York), 2015

“From Port-au-Prince to Kinshasa: A Haitian Journey” (chapter) in Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond; editors Kendahl Radcliffe, Jennifer Scott, and Anja Werner; University Press of Mississippi (Jackson), 2015

“American Without Prefix” (remarks for 2015 Boston City Day of Service and Celebration in Honor of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Historic Faneuil Hall) in Women’s Review of Books (Wellesley), February 2015

“Women Build Empowerment through AFAB” (article) in Boston Haitian Reporter, Volume 11, Issue 9 (Boston), September 2012

“An Unnaming: The Haitian Earthquake Metaphor” in Boston Haitian Reporter, Volume 10, Issue 10 (Boston), November 2011

“Hovering Above the Everyday World: The Art of Fritz Ducheine” in Consequence, Volume 3, Issue 1 (Boston), 2011

“Marie Chauvet”( biographical entry) in Encarta Africana; editors, Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Basic Civitas Books (New York), 1999

Selected Interviews

“Comic Book Artist Joel Christian Gill on Strange Fruit and Forgotten Black Narratives” in Why We Write, Lesley University Podcast, April 2019

“Poet Richard Blanco on ‘How to Love a Country’” in Why We Write, Lesley University Podcast, April 2019

“An Interview with Contemporary Choreographer Jean Appolon on TRAKA, a Work in Progress,” in the Journal of Haitian Studies, Center for Black Studies, University of California, Volume 24, Number 2, (Santa Barbara), Fall 2018

“War’s Impossible Text,” review of Juan Felipe Herrera’s Senegal Taxi on Mass Poetry website, January 2017

“Interview with poet Ruth Lepson” in Solstice Magazine, Issue 5 (Chestnut Hill, MA), July 2015

“Interview with poet Martha Collins” in Solstice Magazine, Issue 5 (Chestnut Hill, MA), July 2015

“Interview with poet Douglas Kearney” in Solstice Magazine, Issue 5 (Chestnut Hill, MA), July 2015

“Subterfuges, Survivals, and Liberations,” review of The Infamous Rosalie by Évelyne Trouillot (translated from the French by M.A. Salvadon) in The Women’s Review of Books (Wellesley, MA), July/August 2014

“Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa’s Daughters of the Stone: Affirming the Afro-Latin” in Label Me Latina/o (online), June 2012

“Danticat’s Dialogues: Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work,” review in Women’s Review of Books (Wellesley, MA), May/June 2011

“Patricia Smith Gets Her Breath Back,” interview and article in Sojourner: The Women’s Forum (Boston), April 1999

“Before and Behind the Lens: Black Women Film & Video Artists” (review) in Sojourner: The Women’s Forum (Boston), March 1999