Katia D. Ulysse
KATIA D. ULYSSE is a fiction writer, born in Haiti. Her short stories, essays, and Pushcart Prize–nominated poetry appear in numerous literary journals. She has been anthologized in Mozayik: An Anthology in the Haitian Language, The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States, and Haiti Noir, edited by Edwidge Danticat. She has taught in Baltimore public schools for thirteen years. Drifting, a collection of short stories, drew high praise from literary critics. She is the Kratz Center Writer-in-Residence at Goucher College, and she blogs on voicesfromhaiti.com. Mouths Don’t Speak is her latest novel.
- Jan 20, 2018: Katia D. Ulysse — Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
- Mar 10, 2018: Katia D. Ulysse – Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference, Tampa, FL
A Haitian immigrant in the US tries to stay emotionally afloat after the 2010 Haitian earthquake rips her family apart.
The free Caribbean Debuts Digit features excerpts from four great debut works of fiction in our catalog: Drifting by Katia D. Ulysse, The Night of the Rambler by Montague Kobbé, The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave (Haiti), and John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James.
Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake.