Kestnbaum Writer-in-Residence Reading by Edwidge Danticat

Lecture Series

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Assembly Hall

Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Claire of the Sea Light, a New York Times notable book; Brother, I’m Dying, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection; Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist; The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; and The Dew Breaker, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and winner of the inaugural Story Prize. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, she has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and elsewhere. 

Presented by the International House Global Voices Program; the Kestnbaum Family Writer-in-Residence Program;  the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; and the Committee on Creative Writing.