Lavil: Life, Love, and Death in Port-au-Prince

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Recently released, Lavil: Life, Love, and Death in Port-au-Prince (McSweeney's/Voice of Witness/Verso UK) is an oral history of contemporary life in Haiti's capital city.

Edited by former Kittredge Visiting Professor Peter Orner and international health specialist Evan Lyon, with an introduction by Edwidge Danticat, Lavil: Life, Love, and Death in Port-au-Prince showcases the dedicated work of many MFA alumni. Laura Lampton Scott (MFA 2012) served as Senior Associate Editor, with additional editorial contributions from Zoey Farber (MFA 2012), Josh Fomon (MFA 2013), Kate Rutledge Jaffe (MFA 2012), Megan Kruse (MFA 2010), Lauren Loftis (MFA 2016), Becky Margolis (MFA 2011), and Emma Törzs (MFA 2012). - English, Creative Writing