Zell Visiting Writers: In Conversation: Edwidge Danticat

April 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium
525 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host author Edwidge Danticat at the University of Michigan Art Museum Helmut Stern Auditorium.

Edwidge Danticat is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah’s Book Club selection; Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist; The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; and the novel-in-stories, The Dew Breaker. She is the editor of The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Diaspora in the United States and The Beacon Best of 2000: Great Writing by Men and Women of All Colors and Cultures , Haiti Noir and Haiti Noir 2, and Best American Essays 2011. She has written six books for young adults and children– Anac aona, Behind the Mountains, Eight Days, The Last Mapou, Mama’s Nightingale, and Untwine–as well as a travel narrative, After the Dance, A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel. 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.