Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Edwidge Danticat Speaking at Boston College

Our friend Edwidge Danticat is speaking at Boston College in their Lowell Humanities Series.

WHAT: 

Fiction Days presents Edwidge Danticat

Edwidge Danticat, who was born in Port-au- Prince, Haiti in 1969, is widely considered to be one of the most talented young writers in the United States, celebrated in particular for her impassioned, meditative, and poetically intense prose style. She became a finalist for the National Book Award at the age of twenty-six for Krik? Krak!, and has received the 1995 Pushcart Short Story Prize and fiction awards from The Carribean Writer, Seventeen, and Essence magazines. Her works include Breath, Eyes, MemoryThe Farming of Bones, and Brother I’m Dying. Her Lowell lecture will be part of a three-day residency at Boston College.

WHERE:

Gasson Hall 100
140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

WHEN:

April 1, 2014 at 7-8:30pm

 

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