Edwidge Danticat


Edwidge Danticat was born in Haiti and came to the United States when she was twelve years old. Her books have been selected for Oprah’s Book Club and have been twice nominated for the National Book Award. In 2009 Edwidge received a MacArthur Genius Grant. She lives in Miami, Florida.

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Leslie Staub
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Book Dedications by Edwidge Danticat

  • For Nara and Liz, with love and gratitude
    Mama’s Nightingale
  • For Nara
    My Mommy Medicine