Marcia Douglas is the author of the novels, The Marvellous Equations of the Dread, Madam Fate, and Notes from a Writer's Book of Cures and Spells as well as a poetry collection, Electricity Comes to Cocoa Bottom. Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a U.K. Poetry Book Society Recommendation. The Marvellous Equations of the Dread was long-listed for a 2016 Republic of Consciousness Prize and a 2017 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. She is a professor in the creative writing program at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
This event is supported by the Rona Jaffe Foundation.