National Black Writers Conference 2014: A Look at the Honorees
Maryse Condé is a Guadeloupean novelist and scholar. Many of her works center on historical eras, such as I, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem (1992) and her most prominent work, Segu (1980). She retired from Columbia University as a professor emerita of French in 2004.
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