8/25/07

good reading

the current issue of poets & writers magazine (september/october 2007) promises to be an exciting read! of particular interest are the profiles of fiction writers junot diaz and edwidge danticat (pictured on the cover):

The Most Important Story of Her Life: A Profile of Edwidge Danticat ~ By Nina Shen Rastogi "Haitian American author Edwidge Danticat never considered writing a memoir, until the events of one extraordinary year left her without a choice." [read more...]

Chasing the Whale: A Profile of Junot Díaz ~ By Frank Bures "A few years after Junot Díaz made a huge splash on the literary scene with his debut, Drown (Riverhead Books, 1996), a story collection published when he was just twenty-eight, one of his good friends, Francisco Goldman, began to worry."
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