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Edwidge Danticat

Novelist, short story writer, memoirist

1969   -  

genre: short story
country of citizenship: United States of America, Haiti
language of expression: English
educated at: Brown University, Barnard College, Clara Barton High School
occupation: writer, novelist, children's writer
award received: MacArthur Fellows Program, Langston Hughes Medal, The Story Prize, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, American Book Awards, Prix Carbet de la Caraïbe et du Tout-Monde, National Book Critics Circle Award, Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Vilcek Prize

Edwidge Danticat (Haitian Creole pronunciation: [ɛdwidʒ dãtika]; born January 19, 1969) is a Haitian-American novelist and short story writer. Her first novel, Breath, Eyes, Memory, was published in 1994 and went on to become an Oprah's Book Club selection. Danticat has since written or edited several books and has been the recipient of many awards and honors.
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Breath, Eyes, Memory

1994 novel by Edwidge Danticat

author: Edwidge Danticat


Brother, I'm Dying

2007 memoir

author: Edwidge Danticat


Krik? Krak!

1995 short story collection by Edwidge Danticat

author: Edwidge Danticat

1996 or 1995

The Dew Breaker

book by Edwidge Danticat

author: Edwidge Danticat


The Farming of Bones

1998 novel by Edwidge Danticat

author: Edwidge Danticat


Anacaona, Golden Flower

author: Edwidge Danticat

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