Yanick Lahens presents La couleur de l'aube
Here is the Haitian writer Yanick Lahens as he presents La couleur de l'aube.
Harkening back to the very Caribbean tradition of short-story telling, acclaimed Haitian author Yanick Lahens has helped keep Haitian literary culture alive, while racking up honors from around the world in literature. The author has also published two full-length works, La couleur de l'aube and Dans la maison du père, both of which have helped name her as Haiti's most important female author writing in French. Her writing deals with aspects of Haitian culture that showcase the national struggle, often depicting characters who deal with the rigors of life from a political, social, or a religious standpoint.