Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Writer Edwidge Danticat Wins MacArthur Foundation Prize

Haitian writer Edwidge Danticat has won the MacArthur Foundation 'Genius Award', which comes with it $500,0000 for the winner.

Read the full story: www.miamiherald.com/news/americas/haiti/story/1245126.html

Danticat is one of 24 winners of this year's fellowship, which seeks to reward "creative genius and potential."

Last year's winners included Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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