Woman power I-rising from the page: In Conversation with Marcia Douglas

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TOWNSEND MONTILLA, GABRIEL PARADA, FRANK FLANAGAN, WILFREDO R. SANTIAGO HERNÁNDEZ, ILLIANIZ ROMAN ORTIZ, PABLO D RAMÓN-RIVERA, AIDA E. HERNÁNDEZ FIGUEROA, ROBERTO BUNTING, GABRIEL VIVAS AND LORETTA COLLINS KLOBAH

Jamaican fiction writer, poet and performer Marcia Douglas discusses her novel The Marvellous Equations of the Dread: A Novel in Bass Riddim.

Marcia Douglas grew up in Jamaica. She is the author of the novels The Marvellous Equations of the Dread (New Directions, 2018; Peepal Tree Press 2016), Notes from a Writer’s Book of Cures and Spells (Peepal Tree Press, 2005), and Madam Fate (Soho Press, 1998), as well as a poetry collection, Electricity Comes to Cocoa Bottom (Peepal Tree Press, 1999). Douglas’s work has appeared in journals and anthologies internationally.  Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. The Marvellous Equations of the Dread was longlisted for the 2016 Republic of Consciousness Prize…

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