About The Author
Jacques Fleury is a Haitian-American poet, author, educator, theater art critic, and former television show host of Dream Weavers at Cambridge Community Television (CCTV). He holds a degree in liberal arts.
His first book, Sparks in the Dark: A Lighter Shade of Blue, A Poetic Memoir, was endorsed by the Boston Globe. His second book, “It’s Always Sunrise Somewhere and Other Stories”, a collection of short fictional stories spanning the gamut of human foibles and infused with Caribbean flare was featured on BookDaily.com and are both available on his website listed below. His work has also been featured worldwide on the International Network of Street Papers (INSP), Oddball Magazine, Spare Change News, Boston Haitian Reporter, Somerville Journal, The Alewife, the international anthology Home edited by Anne Brudevold of Eden Waters Press, and the anthology Class Lives: Stories from Our Economic Divide edited by Chuck Collins et al. and published by Cornell University Press in London, England.
Once the official poet for the Annual Urban Walk for Haiti, his poem “Walk for Haiti, Walk for Humanity” is available on the Internet. And he wrote for Dr. Paul Farmer’s Partners in Health, a fundraising nongovernment organization (NGO), to benefit Haiti’s hospital and schools in the Central Plateau.
His collaborative CD, “A Lighter Shade of Blue” as a lyrics writer with folk musical group Sweet Wednesday is available on ITunes, with all the proceeds to benefit Haiti charity St. Boniface. He has made personal appearances at many venues, including Harvard University, North Eastern University, etc. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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