Edwidge Danticat

Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection; Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist; The Farming of Bones; The Dew Breaker; Create Dangerously; and Claire of the Sea Light. She has also written four books for young adults and children, and a travel narrative. Her memoir, Brother, I’m Dying, was a National Book Award finalist and won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography in 2007. She was a 2009 MacArthur Fellow. This year she will publish a picture book, Mama’s Nightingale, and a young adult novel, Untwine.

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