Limited student tickets available for Writers Center Stage event with Edwidge Danticat

The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series 2015-2016 logoThe 2015 – 2016 William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series continues with Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat today (March 21) at 7 p.m. in Tinkham Veale University Center’s Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation Grand Ballroom.

Danticat writes about national identity, mother-daughter relationships and politics. Her works include the novel The Farming of Bones, for which she received the American Book Award; The Dew Breaker, for which she received a 2005 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award; and the memoir, Brother, I’m Dying, a 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award winner. Her most recent novel, Claire of the Sea Light, was shortlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

Her appearance is part of the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series, which is sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation. Case Western Reserve University is the academic partner for this series.

A limited number of student tickets will be available in person on the day of the event. Beginning at 10 a.m., students can show their Case Western Reserve University ID at the university center’s first floor information desk to obtain a ticket to the event.