Edwidge Danticat is the author of BREATH, EYES, MEMORY; KRIK? KRAK!; THE DEW BREAKER, and BROTHER, I'M DYING. *This site is maintained by the author's publisher Knopf/Vintage Books. Continue to check here for upates on book tours, review and news.
Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory; 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 first Story Prize. She lives in Miami.
Books... Breath, Eyes, Memory (1994) Krik? Krak! (1996) The Farming of Bones (1998) Behind the Mountains (2002, part of the First Person Fiction series) The Dew Breaker (2004) Anacaona: Golden Flower, Haiti, 1490 (2005, part of The Royal Diaries series) Brother, I'm Dying (2007) The Butterfly's Way (anthology editor)
Awards... 1994 Fiction Award The Caribbean Writer 1995 Woman of Achievement Award, Barnard College Pushcart Short Story Prize for "Between the Pool and the Gardenias" National Book Award nomination for Krik? Krak! 1996 Best Young American Novelists for Breath, Eyes, Memory by GRANTA Lila-Wallace-Reader's Digest Grant 1999 American Book Award for The Farming of the Bones The International Flaiano Prize for literature The Super Flaiano Prize for The Farming of the Bones 2005 The Story Prize for "The Dew Breaker" 2008 The National Book Critics Circle Award for "Brother, I'm Dying"
Actress (4 credits)
2012Stones in the Sun Yannick
2009Égalité for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution (TV Movie) Narrator