1. Edwidge Danticat reads from “Create Dangerously” at 92Y on Oct 11 2012

    In this clip, Danticat reads from a section that described how a friend of hers, iconic Haitian photographer Daniel Morel, was forced to attend an execution in Port-au-Prince, as a teenager during the years of François “Papa Doc” Duvalier. Morel pinpoints this moment in his life and relates it to how he became a photographer.

    See upcoming readings at 92Y Poetry, featuring W. S. Merwin, Heather McHugh and Bob Hicok, as well as special events celebrating Poetry Magazine and Shakespeare

    (Source: youtube.com)

  2. “ ‘If a woman is worth remembering,’ said my grandmother, ‘there is no need to have her name carved in letters.’ ” ― Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory.
She’ll be at Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y on October 11 with Salman Rushdie. 

    “ ‘If a woman is worth remembering,’ said my grandmother, ‘there is no need to have her name carved in letters.’ ” ― Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory.

    She’ll be at Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y on October 11 with Salman Rushdie.