Edwidge Danticat

Sara McCranie

Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous books, including The Art of Death, ; Claire of the Sea Light, Brother, I’m Dying, The Dew Breaker, The Farming of Bones, Breath, Eyes, Memory, and Krik? Krak! A 2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature winner and the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant,” she has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, and elsewhere. Her most recent book Everything Inside (Akashic Books) is a collection of vividly imagined stories about community, family, and love. Danticat’s latest children’s book, My Mommy Medicine (Roaring Brook Press) is a picture book about the comfort and love a mama offers when her child isn’t feeling well. She is also is a contributing writer in in Cutting Edge: New Stories of Mystery and Crime by Women Writers (Akashic Books)an anthology edited by Joyce Carol Oates.