Marcia Douglas
Associate Professor

Office: Denison 252

Office Hours: Th 1-4 p.m.

Marcia Douglas is the author of the novels The Marvellous Equations of the Dread: a novel in bass riddim (Peepal Tree Press, 2016), Notes from a Writer’s Book of Cures and Spells (Peepal Tree, Leeds, 2005), and Madam Fate (Women’s Press, London and Soho Press, NY, 1999), as well as the poetry collection, Electricity Comes to Cocoa Bottom (Peepal Tree Press, 1999), which received a Poetry Book Society Recommendation from the British Arts Council. Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies internationally, including Edexcel Anthology for English Language/London Examinations IGCSE, The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse/Oxford Press, The Forward Book of Poetry/Faber and Faber, Kingston Noir/Akashic Press, Jubilation: 50 Years of Jamaican Independence/Peepal Tree, Mojo Conjure Stories/Warner, Whispers from Under the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction/Invisible Cities, and The Art of Friction/Univ. of Texas. Marcia performs a one-woman show, Natural Herstory, adapted from her fiction, and directed by Cecilia Pang. Her awards include an NEA Fellowship.

Areas of Specialty

  • Creative Writing
  • Ethnic America Literature, Literature of the Americas, Post Colonial Literature