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The Final Thursday Reading Series, Cedar Falls, IA

Thursday, April 25, 2024 | 7:30pm CDT

Hearst Center for the Arts | 304 W Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

The Final Thursday Reading Series takes place on April 25 at the Hearst Center for the Arts in Cedar Falls, Iowa. There will be an open mic at 7:00 p.m. (bring your best five minutes of original creative writing). Micki Berthelot Morency, author of The Island Sisters, takes the stage at 7:30pm CDT. The featured reading will also be simulcast on Zoom. Click HERE to register for a link.

Past Events

The Island Sisters Book Launch at Tombolo Books

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tombolo Books | 2153 1st Ave S., Saint Petersburg FL, USA, 33712

From Tombolo Books: Haitian American author Micki Berthelot Morency’s empowering debut novel, The Island Sisters, is filled with rich island culture, the human cost of abuse, and the unbreakable bond of friendship.

Tombolo Books is trilled to welcome local author, Micki Berthelot Morency to the bookstore to launch her debut novel, The Island Sisters.

Morency pulls from her experience as an advocate for women and children to depict the emotional journey of abuse survivorship and of women fighting for dignity, freedom, and their own lives. The Island Sisters is an empowering narrative told from alternating perspectives
of four women from Haiti, St. Thomas, and Guam. Micki Berthelot Morency has crafted four remarkable and hard-to-forget women whose fates are bound together by culture, by history, and most importantly, by a deep, irrevocable friendship.

Morency will be in conversation with fellow local author, Sheree L. Greer! Please RSVP here.

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Book Reading at West Community St Petersburg Library

Thursday, June 22 at 6:30PM

West Community St Petersburg Library | 6700 8th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33710

Join Micki Berthelot Morency for a book reading and meet-and-greet for The Island Sisters at West Community St Petersburg Library!

Book Signing at B&N St Petersburg-Tyrone

Saturday, July 29, 2023 from 2:00-5:00pm

Barnes & Noble St Petersburg-Tyrone | 2501 Tyrone Boulevard, St Petersburg, FL 33710

Join Micki Berthelot Morency for a book signing and meet-and-greet to celebrate her debut novel, The Island Sisters, at Barnes & Noble St Petersburg-Tyrone.

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Author Appearance & Interview at Safety Harbor Library in collaboration with Portkey Books

Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 6:30PM

Safety Harbor Library | 101 2nd Street North, Safety Harbor, FL

Join Micki Berthelot Morency, author of the debut fiction novel The Island Sisters, for a live interview by local author Laura Kepner and book signing in collaboration with Portkey Books.

Featured Author at Open Mic

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 from 7:00 – 9:00PM

The Studio at 620 | 620 1st Avenue South, St Petersburg, FL 33701

Join Micki Berthelot Morency, author of the debut fiction novel The Island Sisters, at open mic night!

An Evening of Literature & Music at Los Cocos

Friday, September 1, 2023, 6:30pm

Los Cocos | 269 SW Port St Lucie Blvd, Port St Lucie, FL 34984

Come meet author Micki Berthelot Morency and musician Yves Morency for an evening of literature and music that will transport you to Haiti in rhythm and prose. Micki will read from her debut novel The Island Sisters, and signed copies will be available for purchase that evening. To RSVP, please call 772-905-8458.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month feat. Author Micki Berthelot Morency

Thursday, October 12, 2023, 6:30pm

West Community Library @ SPC Gibbs Campus, Room LI 101 | 6700 8th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Join Micki Berthelot Morency as she discusses the theme of domestic violence and survivorship in her debut women's fiction novel The Island Sisters.

The Island Sisters is the story of four women from Haiti, St. Thomas, and Guam who met on a college campus in Miami. Their unyielding friendship is their touchstone across oceans, through labyrinths of forced marriages, violent men, motherhood, and their dreams of financial freedom.

Books, Brunch, & Bubbles Book Club

Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 10:30AM

Woodson African American Museum of Florida | 2240 9th Ave S., St Petersburg, FL 33712

Join Micki Berthelot Morency for a discussion of The Island Sisters at the Books, Brunch, & Bubbles book club meeting!

Author Appearance at Pressed LKLD Bookstore

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 6:30pm

Pressed LKLD Bookstore | 213 E. Bay St., Lakeland, F: 33801

Save the date! Join Micki Berthelot Morency, author of the debut fiction novel The Island Sisters, fat Pressed LKLD Bookstore on on Tuesday, November 14th, 2023 at 6:30pm. More details TBA.

Miami Book Fair

Friday, November 17th - Sunday, November 19th, 2023

Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College | 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33132

For eight days in November, Miami Book Fair transforms downtown into a literary wonderland, hosting hundreds of critically acclaimed authors in three languages talking politics, pop culture, and all manner of impactful prose. Get smart, buy books, meet authors, and bring the kids too! Stop by and see Micki Berthelot Morency with her debut novel The Island Sisters! For more information about the fair and to purchase tickets, visit