Sunday, February 15, 2009

Potpourri: Literature & Women's Studies

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Quiz #10

She was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1969. She lived with an aunt until she was twelve-years-old when she joined her immigrant parents in Brooklyn. She received a BA in French literature from Barnard College and her Master of Fine Arts degree at Brown University. Her thesis was her first novel followed by a collection of short stories. Who is she?

2 comments:

Zetta Elliott said...

Edwidge Danticat! Amazing author...

Color Online said...

DING!!!DING!!!DING!!!

Yes, she is an amazing author. And I just received a copy of Dew Breaker. I've read The Farming of Bones twice. Incredible writing.

Thanks,Zetta