Edwidge Cantica: "Home as Grief, Home as Us"
Sponsored by the Center for Public Humanities as the keynote lecture for the 2017 Humanities Symposium.
Celebrated author and activist, Edwidge Danticat's books include "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 Dew Breaker." 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 the editor of several books including, "The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Diaspora in the United States." She has written six books for young adults and children, as well as a travel narrative. She is a 2009 MacArthur Fellow and the 2016 recipient of the Toni Morrison Award.
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