Author: Denize Lauture (Author) and Greg Fuchs (Editor)

Denizé Lauture lives in the Bronx and teaches at Saint-Thomas Aquinas College across the Hudson River in Sparkill. Born the son of humble peasants, he left Haiti in 1968. Lauture was then a machinist and welder, and had not graduated from high school. He worked as a welder in Harlem and attended evening classes at The City College of New York. Lauture received a B.A. in Sociology in 1977, a M.S. in Bilingual Education at CCNY, and a M.A. in Spanish Literature at Lehman College; he did additional graduate studies at Fordham University and at the Graduate Center. Lauture writes in Haitian Creole, English, and French. He has published ten books including poetry and stories for children.

A Kiss to the Land
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A Kiss to the Land


Poetry. African & African American Studies. Creole. Haitian Studies. Poems selected and introduced by Antonino D'Ambrosio. Invoking the dreams of his Haitian ancestors, who now haunt his memories, Denizé Lauture's poetry is imbued with a sense of ne...

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