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Julia Alvarez

Dominican-American author of In the Time of the Butterflies

Edward Paulino

Historian and professor

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Michele Wucker

Author of Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola

Ana Maria Belique

Edwidge Danticat

Haitian-American author of The Farming of  Bones 

Raymond Joseph

Former Haitian Ambassador to the U.S.

Nehanda Loiseau

Writer and actor


Christine Suero

Writer and actor

Rhina P. Espaillat

France-Luce Benson


Rita Dove

Former Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant to the Library of Congress

Scherezade Garcia


Sady Diaz


Rana Dotson

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