PHILIPSBURG:--- “Have book will travel!” is a Facebook saying by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). And news of Faizah’s new book has already landed her a lit fest invitation, said HNP’s Lasana M. Sekou.
Faizah Tabasamu (Rochelle Ward) is a guest poet at New York’s Pace University Butterfly Clips Festival on October 11, 2021.
The St. Maarten Academy teacher and the island’s newest published writer will open the literary festival at 7 pm, reading poems from Tangle, her debut book. The lit fest runs until October 15, in virtual and venue formats.
At the Pace University Butterfly Clips Festival, Faizah will join a list of 13 guest writers, award-winning poets, and editors that includes Alysa Hantgan, Charles North, Khadijah Queen, and Jake Bauer. Faizah’s Tangle e-book will be available for download.
Unmask to go virtual! Tangle author Rochelle Ward Faizah Tabasamu is the featured poet at the opening program of Pace University Butterfly Clips Festival 2021. (© RW courtesy photo.)
Folks looking to check out Faizah Tabasamu (Rochelle Ward) and the exciting list of guest writers and programs offered at Pace are encouraged to register online.
“We’ve already seen a lot of traction on Instagram and butterflyclips.pace.edu and creativewriting.pace.edu with registrations for workshops, readings, interviews, and our static content,” said Dana Jaye of the lit fest