Edwidge Danticat is an American author, novelist and short story writer of Haitian-origin, best-known for her works such as ‘Brother, I’m Dying’, ‘The Farming of Bones’, and ‘The Dew Breaker’. Edwidge started her career as a writer with her first novel ‘Breath, Eyes, Memory’ that was published in 1994. In 2002, Edwidge released two books, ‘Behind the Mountains’ and ‘After the Dance: A Walk Through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti’. She published a social criticism memoir ‘Brother, I'm Dying’ in 2007 that received huge critical appreciation as well as some major awards. In 2011, three of Edwidge’s books were published – ‘Tent Life: Haiti’, ‘Haiti Noir’, and ‘Best American Essays’. Edwidge published ‘Claire of the Sea Light’ in 2013. Her recent books ‘Mama's Nightingale’ and ‘Untwine’ were published in 2015. Edwidge's two short stories – ‘The Book of the Dead’ and ‘Ghosts’ were published in ‘The New Yorker’ while another short story, ‘Quality Control’ was published in ‘The Washington Post’. Her thoughts, books, writings, stories, work and novels have been critically acclaimed and have a large readership. We have scanned her writings to collect her most famous quotes. Read on the famous quotations and sayings by Edwidge Danticat.
This is why she wanted to make pictures, to have something to leave behind even after she was gone, something that showed what she had observed in a way that no one else had and no one else would after her.