Francesca Momplaisir
Francesca Momplaisir

FRANCESCA MOMPLAISIR is the author of My Mother's House. Born in Haiti, she studied at Columbia University, the University of Oxford, and New York University. She earned a doctorate in African and African diaspora literature as an NYU MacCracken fellow under her supervisor and mentor, Ngugi wa Thiong’o. She is a recipient of a Fulbright fellowship to travel to Ghana to research the cultural retention and memory of the transatlantic slave trade. She lives in the New York City metro area.

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The Garden of Broken Things Cover
Author: Francesca Momplaisir |
Release Date: May 10, 2022
Following her extraordinary debut, My Mother’s House—which was compared to Toni Morrison “at the height of her power” (Harper’s Bazaar)—Francesca Momplaisir returns with a novel teetering on the fault line of histo...
The Garden of Broken Things Cover
Author: Francesca Momplaisir | Narrator: Dion Graham, Karen Chilton and Janina Edwards
Release Date: May 12, 2020
One of the Best Books of the Year: Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vulture • This uncompromising look at the immigrant experience, and the depravity of one man, is an electrifying page-turner rooted in a magical reality • “Impossibl...