“I was entrusted with carrying voices, songs, and stories to grow and release into the world, to
be of assistance and inspiration,” Joy Harjo from Crazy Brave.
Kore Press is Pleased to Announce the 2016 Short Fiction Award judge
A prize of $1250 plus limited edition and e-publications by
Kore Press for a single short story written in English.
photo by Jonathan Demme
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, and Claire of the Sea Light. She is
also the editor of The Butterfly’™s Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States, Best American Essays 2011, Haiti
Noir and Haiti Noir 2. She has written five books for children and young adults, Anacaona, Behind the Mountains, Eight Days, The
Last Mapou, and Mama’s Nightingale, 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. Her most recent books is Untwine, a young adult novel.
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