An Evening with Edwidge Danticat


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Edwidge Danticat is the American Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of several acclaimed works, including the powerful nonfiction account of her father and uncle Brother, I'm Dying (2007), the short story collection Krik? Krak! (1996), the novel Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994), and the young adult work The Dew Breaker (2004). In 2009, she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in recognition of her significant contributions to literature. Danticat, a native of Haiti, came to the United States when she was 12, and it is her moving and insightful depictions of Haiti that have brought the experience of Haitian immigration to the forefront of American literature. The Frances and Floyd Horowitz Lecture devoted to issues related to our multi-cultural society. Presented by the Hall Center for the Humanities


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