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Rose-Anne Clermont, a Haitian-American writer and journalist first came to Berlin on a Fulbright Fellowship in 1998. Her writing has appeared in International Herald Tribune, Die Zeit, Spiegel Online, The Root and The Women’s International Perspective and on her blog, Currents Between Shores. Her memoir, Buschgirl, will be published in German by Random House/C. Bertelsmann in fall 2010. Rose-Anne lives in an old red row house with her German husband and three sons and helps support 22 other children at The Clermont Center for Homeless Children in Jacmel, Haiti.