Everything Inside: An Evening with Edwidge Danticat
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Dodd Hall Auditorium, (DHA 103)
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 Bones, an American Book Award winner, and the novels-in-stories,The Dew Breaker and Claire of the Sea Light,as well as The Art of Death, a National Books Critics Circle finalist. She is also the editor of The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States,The Beacon Best of 2000, Haiti Noir, Haiti Noir 2,and Best American Essays 2011. She has written seven books for young adults and children, Anacaona Golden Flower, Behind the Mountains, Eight Days, The Last Mapou, Mama’s Nightingale, Untwine, and My Mommy Mediccine, as well as a travel narrative, After the Dance, A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel and a collection of essays,Create Dangerously. 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 and a 2018 winner of the Neudstadt Prize. Edwidge Danticat will be reading from and discussing her most recent book Everything Inside, a collection of stories.