Edwidge Danticat Wins `Genius Award,'



Miami writer Edwidge Danticat has won the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation `Genius Award,' which carries a $500,000 ``no strings attached'' prize.


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Datewithabook said…
Yes!!
Congratulations, Edwidge!
Jdid said…
blouse n skirt!

500Gs? You can get that much money in the writing biz?
Stephen Bess said…
That is a wonderful honor. Mrs. Danticat certainly deserves it. She is fantastic! Geoffrey, when you win this prize can you please loan me a few dollars? :) God bless.
Stephen, this is a great honor and Edwidge is certainly deserving of this and much more.

Peace,
Geoffrey
JDID, yes and much more....

&

Datewithabook,you, me and the world are proud of her. A truly awesome woman.
denparser said…
This kid is awesome. It's good for her. Brighter tommorow wait for her.
dves said…
awesome.. only few are genius. and this kid is great.

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