Category Archives: Edwidge Danticat

Laylah Amatullah Barrayn curated this exhibit at the Restoration Plaza’s Skylight Gallery– “Her Word As Witness: Women Writers of the African Diaspora.” Yep. Amazing. So Laylah asked me to be a part of the show. After hearing who else she … Continue reading

art, Edwidge Danticat, exhibition, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, photography, Tananarive Due, women writers, Writing
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Selected Shorts is a program at the Symphony Space in the Upper Westside that pairs notabe actors with a reading of short stories. On Wednesday, January 26th, two short stories from Haiti Noir were read by Stephen Lang (Avatar) and … Continue reading

Edwidge Danticat, Haiti Noir, readings
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Yes, we Haitians can tell our own stories. And they’re not all melancholy, doom and gloom tales of our poor little country. Well, in Haiti Noir they are. Though, these stories are written with such depth that you’re forced to … Continue reading

Edwidge Danticat, Haiti, Haiti Noir, Writing
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On Friday, October 29th, Haiti Cultural Exchange hosted An’n Pale (“let’s talk” in Kreyol)/Cafe Conversations at SHOP TALK ART in Fort Greene, Brooklyn where I discussed the Daughters of Anacaona Writing Project and presented the culminating anthology. Poet Jennifer Celestin … Continue reading

Daughters of Anacaona Writing Project, DAWP, Edwidge Danticat, Haiti, readings, teen girls
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