Edwidge Danticat

Edwidge DanticatWebsite: http://www.facebook.com/edwidgedanticat
Birthplace: Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
Current Residence: Miami
Setting: Haiti
Genre: Haitian Fiction

Edwidge Danticat (1969) lived in Haiti with her aunt for the early years of her life. At age twelve, Danticat moved to New York to live with her parents. Danticat has a degree in French Literature from Barnard College and an MFA from Brown University. Danticat is proud of her Haitian heritage and her writing eloquently reflects this influence. Danticat's first novel, Eyes, Breath, Memory, was written as her thesis at Brown University. Danticat was a visiting professor of creative writing in the spring of 2000 at the University of Miami. Danticat currently lives in Miami with her husband and her daughter.

Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge DanticatKrik? Krak! by Edwidge DanticatAnacaona, Golden Flower by Edwidge DanticatBrother I'm Dying by Edwidge DanticatDew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat

Book List

Brother, I'm Dying (2007)
Anacaona, Golden Flower (2005)
Dew Breaker (2004)
Behind the Mountains (2002)
After the Dance: A Walk through Carnival in Jacmel (2002)
Butterfly's Way: Voices From the Haitian Dyaspora (2001) edited by Danticat
Beacon Best of 2000: Great Writing by Women and Men of All Colors and Cultures (2000) edited by Danticat
Farming of Bones (1998)
Krik? Krak! (1995)
Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994)

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