Stand with the Caribbean islands experiencing devastation from recent hurricanes. Hear readings from five DC-area Caribbean authors:
- Donna Hemans, author of River Woman
- Merle Collins, author of Angel, The Colour of Forgetting, Rain Darling, Because the Dawn Breaks, and Rotten Pomerack
- Katia Ulysse, author of Drifting
- Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of Till the Well Runs Dry
- Tiphanie Yanique, author of Land of Love and Drowning and How to Escape From a Leper Colony
At the event, donations will be taken for Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), a regional inter-governmental agency for disaster management in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).