Edwidge Danticat

Literary Birthday – 19 January – Edwidge Danticat

Happy Birthday, Edwidge Danticat, born 19 January 1969 Nine Quotes When you write, it's like braiding your hair. Taking a handful of coarse unruly strands and attempting to bring them unity. People are just too hopeful, and sometimes hope is the biggest weapon of all to…

Where Writers Write – Edwidge Danticat

Haitian-born, Edwidge Danticat in her Miami work space, with her daughters, Leila (left) and Mira. "I like looking at faces while I work. Not actual faces, but paintings and photographs. I keep a pile of pictures, intriguing faces torn from newspaper or magazine pages, from…
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