Edwidge Danticat

Maya Jaggi profiles Edwidge Danticat, whose uncle became the most recent Haitian casualty of America’s Homeland Security and asylum policies (see post for Saturday, November 20; also see Maud, Tingle Alley, Moorish Girl and MobyLives.)

“I live in a country from which my uncle was catastrophically rejected, and come from one which he had to flee,” [Edwidge Danticat] says. “I’m wrestling with the fact that both places let him down.”

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