Caribbean American Heritage Month 2009

Caribbean American Heritage Month

In 2006 President George W. Bush issued a proclamation for the celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month in June of each calendar year: “For centuries, Caribbean Americans have enriched our society and added to the strength of America. They have been leaders in government, sports, entertainment, the arts, and many other fields. . . . We are united by our common values and shared history, and I join all Americans in celebrating the rich Caribbean heritage and the many ways in which Caribbean Americans have helped shape this Nation.”

Throughout this month, I will be doing my part to help with this celebration by joining with fellow writers and artists in South Florida. I will be reading from my latest collection of short stories, Who’s Your Daddy?: And Other Stories at the following venues:

Saturday, June 6, 2009

7 - 8:30 pm

Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts

1310 SW 2nd Court

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Phone: 9546627827


Tuesday, June 9, 2008 @ 8pm

Books and Books

265 Aragon Avenue

Coral Gables, Florida 33134


Caribbean Book and Art Fair

Celebrating Derek Walcott

1992 Nobel Literature Laureate

June 19, 20, 21, 2009

Miramar Cultural Center

2400 Civic Center Place Miramar, Fl 33025

For Information Call 954-357-7478/754-224-8150/786-537-5897

If you get a chance, stop by and see me, nuh?


Photo credit: Caribbean American Heritage Month



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