Literary

Edwidge Danticat

 
 
Thu, Jun 14, 2012
  • 6:30PM
 
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Moderated by Deborah Treisman
"She knows the dreams and hidden thoughts of her characters, and her readers. She takes us traveling down a river of blood. That river sings in our veins."
—Walter Mosley

An incisive chronicler of Haitian and West Indian experience, Edwidge Danticat is the author of several books, including  Breath, Eyes, Memory; the National Book Award finalist  Krik? Krak!; The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; and several works for young adults. She has edited numerous essay and poetry collections, such as  The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States, Haiti Noir, and  The Best American Essays 2011. Danticat's memoir,  Brother, I'm Dying, was a 2007 National Book Award finalist. Her most recent work is the essay collection  Create Dangerously.

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