Marcia Douglas is the author of the novels, Madam Fate and Notes from a Writer’s Book of Cures and Spells as well as the poetry collection, Electricity Comes to Cocoa Bottom. Her work has appeared in anthologies such as Whispers from Under the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction (Nalo Hopkinson, ed.), The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse (Mark McWatt and Stewart Brown, eds.), The Art of Friction: Where (Non)Frictions Come Together (Talbot and Blackstone, eds.), Mojo: Conjure Stories (Nalo Hopkinson, ed.), Sisters of Caliban: Contemporary Women Poets of the Caribbean (M.J. Fenwick, ed.), and The Forward Book of Poetry (Simon Armitage, ed.) She received her MFA from Ohio State University and PhD from State University of New York, Binghamton, and is an Associate Professor at CU, Boulder.