Edwidge Danticat on Facing Love in Harsh Circumstances
This Week on The Literary Life Podcast
Edwidge Danticat, the first two-time winner of The Story Prize, sat with her long-time friend Mitchell Kaplan for a moving conversation last year. Everything Inside now out in paperback, has been selected by Reese Witherspoon as her Hello Sunshine book club pick for August.
Edwidge Danticat is the author of numerous books, including The Art of Death, a National Book Critics Circle finalist; 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; The Dew Breaker, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and winner of the inaugural Story Prize; The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah’s Book Club selection; and Krik? Krak!, also a National Book Award finalist. 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.