Francesca Momplaisir
Francesca Momplaisir

FRANCESCA MOMPLAISIR is a Haitian-born multilingual literature scholar and writer of fiction and poetry in both English and her native Haitian Kreyol. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in English and Comparative Literature from 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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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“Impossible to stop reading.” —Vulture When Lucien flees Haiti with his wife, Marie-Ange, and their three children to New York City’s South Ozone Park, he ...