Edwidge Danticat

Author of Krik? Krak! believes that 'all immigrants are artists.'

Multi-award winning Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat is treasured for her ability to give voice to the complexities of life in the diaspora. With a massive body of work spanning many subjects, from national identity to eating disorders, self hate and violence, there is sure to be something penned by Edwidge Danticat of interest to everyone.

Read on to see the assortment of profiles, videos, interviews and stories handpicked by Michal Alfred-Kamara that we hope you’ll enjoy.

Stories of Haiti



In her engaging TED talk, Danticat discusses Haitian achievements and cultural contribution, calling for a broader perception of Haiti.

Watch here