Living Writers guest: Edwidge Danticat, author of Claire of the Sea Light

Edwidge Danticat

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Edwidge Danticat is an award-winning writer of fiction and nonfiction. She has been praised for her “moving and insightful depictions of Haiti’s complex history” that shed light on the immigrant experience. Farming the Bones won the American Book Award, and Brother, I’m Dying and Krik? Krak! were finalists for the National Book Award. Claire of the Sea Light was a New York Times Notable Book. A recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, Ms. Danticat lives in Florida.

Co-sponsored by the Colgate Arts Council and ALST

 

Thursday, November 29 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Love Auditorium, 300 Olin Hall

Topic

Academics, Arts and Humanities, Arts

Event Type

Lectures, colloquia, seminars, etc.

Group
Africana and Latin American Studies Program, English Department
Contact E-mail

tjones@colgate.edu

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