Edwidge Danticat

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Edwidge Danticat is the author or editor of eighteen books, including several for children and young adults, and the recipient of multiple prizes, including the Neustadt Prize for International Literature, a National Book Critics Circle Award, an American Book Award, and the Story Prize. Her essays and stories have been published in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and many other publications.