Sunday, July 22, 2007

Robert Birnbaum v. Edwidge Danticut interview in The Morning News

Edwidge Danticat photo by Robert Birnbaum for The Morning News

Robert Birnbaum interviews Edwidge Danticat, The Morning News

"...I think Haiti is a place that suffers so much from neglect that people only want to hear about it when it’s at its extreme. And that’s what they end up knowing about it. There is a frustration too, that at moments when there’s not a coup, when there are not people in the streets, that the country disappears from people’s consciousness...."