Edwidge Danticat

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The Possibility of Heaven

by Edwidge Danticat 01-05-2015

"After all, hadn't God led me here so you and I can deal with this together?" my mother said. 

House of Prayer and Dreams

by Edwidge Danticat 03-14-2013

A rendering of the reconstructed cathedral.

Haiti's once and future cathedral is a place of healing and memory.

Living and Loving Through Tragedy

by Edwidge Danticat 03-01-2010
What happens when your world comes to an end? A Haitian-American writer reflects on the earthquake and its aftermath.

Haiti: Living and Loving Through Tragedy

by Edwidge Danticat 02-02-2010

I was at the supermarket at my home in Florida with my two young daughters when my sister-in-law called to ask if I'd heard that there had been an earthquake in Haiti. I was a bit stunned. "Earthquake?" I said. Are you sure? She said it was 7.0. That didn't quite register for me. Then she said it was catastrophic.

Significant Others

by Edwidge Danticat 11-01-2009
Can an author save her parents though her books?

The Indigo Girl

by Edwidge Danticat 12-01-2004

Between Haiti and the streets of Brooklyn.