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Edwidge Danticat
The Pinery
November 4, 2018
6:30pm

 

EDWIDGE DANTICAT IS THE AUTHOR OF SEVERAL BOOKS, INCLUDING BREATH, EYES, MEMORY, AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB SELECTION, KRIK? KRAK!, A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST, THE FARMING OF BONESTHE DEW BREAKERCREATE DANGEROUSLY, AND CLAIRE OF THE SEA LIGHT. SHE IS ALSO THE EDITOR OF THE BUTTERFLY’S WAY: VOICES FROM THE HAITIAN DYASPORA IN THE UNITED STATES,  BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 2011,  HAITI NOIR AND HAITI NOIR 2. SHE  HAS WRITTEN SIX BOOKS FOR  CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS, ANACAONABEHIND THE MOUNTAINSEIGHT DAYSTHE LAST MAPOUMAMA’S NIGHTINGALEUNTWINE, AS WELL AS A TRAVEL NARRATIVE, AFTER THE DANCE. HER MEMOIR, BROTHER, I’M DYING, WAS A 2007 FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD AND A  2008 WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY.  SHE IS A 2009 MACARTHUR FELLOW.

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