Welcome to Black Women Writers

Black Women Writers celebrates the many voices of women from Africa and the African Diaspora. Offering fiction, poetry, and essays from three continents, the database gives an unparalleled view of black women's struggles through time. The database features over 104,729 pages.
Le `Kooli`de morne Cabri

Le `Kooli`de morne Cabri, by Laure Moutoussamy
In her third novel, Laure Moutoussamy, introduce us to a family of Indians facing prejudice and rejection when they try to maintain their values, beliefs and culture in Mozambique in the beginning of the Twentieth Century.

Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau

Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau, by Martha Ward
Voodoo Queen is the first biography of the two Marie Laveau, mother and daughter. They were free women of color and prominent French-speaking Catholic Creoles that, from the 1820s until the 1880s ruled as spiritual leaders in New Orleans.

Juggling Truths

Juggling Truths, by Unity Dow
In this novel Unity Dow narrates the story of a girl growing up in Postcolonial Africa and the constant struggle between Western and traditional values.