Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Edwidge Danticat

On September 12, at the Brooklyn Book Festival Gala, Edwidge Danticat was honored with the Best of Brooklyn Literary Award. On September 22nd, Edwidge received a MacArthur Fellowship. As a MacArthur Fellow, she joins the company of George Saunders, Lydia Davis, David Foster Wallace, Edward P. Jones, Susan Sontag, and so on. Congratulations Edwidge!

(Johnny Temple in conversation with Edwidge Danticat and Mitchell Kaplan at the Brooklyn Book Festival.

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