Award winning author, Beverly Bell, launches her book Fault Lines on October 20, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. / The Coupe 3415 11th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20010. The launch will be hosted by Beyond Borders and Just Haiti.
Fault Lines is a searing account of life in Haiti since the earthquake of 2010. The book combines street journals, interviews, and investigative journalism to impart perspectives rarely seen outside the country. It studies the strong communities, age-old gift culture, and work of grassroots movements for a more just nation.
Beverly Bell is an award-winning author who has worked and lived in and out of Haiti for 35 years. She runs the economic and social justice group, Other Worlds, and is associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
She is an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and runs the economic and social justice group Other Worlds. She has worked for more than three decades as an organizer, advocate, and writer in collaboration with social movements in Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and the U.S. Her focus areas are just economies; democratic participation; and rights for women, indigenous peoples, and other excluded peoples.
Bell is a winner of the Outstanding Journalism Award from Women's International Center and the PEN–New Mexico Award for Social Justice in Literature. In addition, she has written hundreds of articles, reports, and book chapters, and is the author of Walking on Fire: Haitian Women's Stories of Survival and Resistance and Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide.
Author Beverly Bell will conduct a reading, Q&A session, and booksigning. Books will be for sale. To order a copy from or for more info on the book, visit www.faultlinesbook.org