On Wednesday, the American Academy of Arts and Letters announced on Wednesday, Feb. 26, it 13 new inductees, which includes famed Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat. Danticate was recognized for her works including her memoir “Brother, I’m Dying” said she wished her parents were alive to see her — an immigrant and child of immigrants — voted into the academy according to WRAL.com. The formal induction to be held on May 20, 2020.
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Edwidge Danticat to be inducted in the American Academy of Arts and Letters
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