Haitian Author Fabienne Josaphat Interview Today on KAZI
Fabienne Josaphat, author of DANCING IN THE BARON’S SHADOW will be appearing at the on KAZI Book Review today at 12:30 p.m. CST/1:30 p.m on KAZI 88.7 FM. Set in Haiti in 1965, DANCING IN THE BARON’S SHADOW focuses on the struggles of Haitians to survive the brutal regime of Papa Doc Duvaler through the experiences of two brothers, Nicolas, a lawyer, and Raymond, a cab driver. When Nicolas is sent to the notorious Fort Dimanche prison by dictator Papa Doc’s militia, his brother Raymond concocts a daring plan to help him escape. In our interview we discussed Fabienne’s path to becoming a writer and how the relationship between her father and his brother inspired the tumultuous relationship between the two brothers in her novel.
Fabienne Josaphat received her M.F.A. in creative writing from Florida International University. Dancing in the Baron’s Shadow is her first novel. She lives in Miami.