Edwidge Danticat on her new novel "Claire of the Sea Light
From the series Bookwaves Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat discusses her new novel, "Claire of the Sea Light," and her career with host Richard Wolinsky.
Edwidge Danticat was born in Haiti in 1969 and came to the United States when she was twelve years old. She graduated from Barnard College and received an M.F.A. from Brown University. She made an auspicious debut with her first novel, Breath, Eyes, Memory, and followed it with the story collection Krik? Krak!, whose National Book Award nomination made Danticat the youngest nominee ever. She lives in New York.
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