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Edwidge Danticat
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Weber Chapel Auditorium

Danticat photoDanticat, a world-famous author of literary novels, short stories, essays, and memoir, will address the topic of adventure and enrich our interactions with her work. A powerful and widely celebrated voice in contemporary fiction, Haitian-American bestselling author and social activist Edwidge Danticat has written ten books and has received numerous awards and honors, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Story Prize, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Her most recent book, Claire of the Sea Light, is a stunning new work of fiction that brings us deep into the intertwined lives of a small seaside town where a little girl has gone missing.

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