Edwidge Danticat (2482 words)

Edwidge Danticat is an award-winning Haitian American writer best known for Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), Brother, I’m Dying (2007), Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work (2010), and Claire of Sea Light (2013). She is an author of acclaimed novels, books for young adults, children’s stories, collections of non-fiction writing, as well as the editor of anthologies of poetry and of noir short stories. She has also collaborated on documentary film projects and is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Times.

Danticat was born on 19th January 1969 in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. She comes from a lower-class background with strong …

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Mika, Kasia. "Edwidge Danticat". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 16 August 2016
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Articles on Danticat's works

  1. Breath, Eyes, Memory

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