Announcing “Mangoes & Roosters: Stories and Tales from Haiti” – and Other News

  Ever since colonial days, when France claimed it as her own, Haiti carried within it an aura of the unknown and the mysterious. Once called the “Pearl of the Antilles,” Haiti became for a time the largest sugar producing region in the world, thanks to plantations populated by thousands of enslaved Africans, who rose … More Announcing “Mangoes & Roosters: Stories and Tales from Haiti” – and Other News

The Call

Nature is a Haunted House – but Art – a House that tries to be haunted. ~ Emily Dickinson From my vantage point on the third floor of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, I spy on the ant-like pedestrians scampering below, frantically dodging raindrops and rude taxis. Tiny moving sculptures, … More The Call

“In the Shadow of Ravens: A Novel” Just Published!!!

Turquoise Moon Press has just published Cynthia Bertelsen’s first novel – In the Shadow of Ravens. You’ll find cooking and food scenes in it, as well as many of Life’s other basic needs … . Here’s a brief description: Julian D’Arcy knows her family is different. Very different. To preserve their legacy as talented healers, … More “In the Shadow of Ravens: A Novel” Just Published!!!