Edwidge Danticat is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection; Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist; The Farming of Bones; The Dew Breaker; Create Dangerously; Claire of the Sea Light; and Everything Inside. She is also the editor of The Butterfly's Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora [sic] in the United States, Best American Essays 2011, Haiti Noir, and Haiti Noir 2.
Danticat has written several books for children and young adults, including Anacaona, Behind the Mountains, Eight Days, The Last Mapou, Mama's Nightingale, Untwine, and My Mommy Medicine, as well as a travel narrative, After the Dance. Her memoir, Brother, I'm Dying, was a 2007 finalist for the National Book Award and a 2008 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography. She is a 2009 MacArthur fellow, a 2018 Ford Foundation “The Art of Change” fellow, and the winner of the 2018 Neustadt International Prize and the 2019 St. Louis Literary Award.