Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture: Edwidge Danticat

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Start:
September 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End:
September 20, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Contact:
Sonja Haynes Stone Center
Phone:
+1.919.962.9001
stonecenter@unc.edu
Venue:
Sonja Haynes Stone Center
Phone:
919.962.9001
Address:
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Edwidge Danticat

On September 20, the Sonja Haynes Stone Center will host award-winning author and activist Edwidge Danticat. Danticat will deliver the 25th Annual Stone Memorial Lecture. Danticat, a Haitian-American novelist, is the author of numerous books, including Claire of the Sea Light, a New York Times notable book; Brother, I’m Dying, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection; Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist; The Farming of Bones, an American Book Award winner; and The Dew Breaker, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and winner of the inaugural Story Prize. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, she has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times and elsewhere. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 

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