News & Media

Publishers Weekly Feature

In an Open Book installment for Publishers Weekly, featuring Maud, her agent Julie Barer, and her editor Andrea Walker, Louisa Ermelino calls Ancestor Trouble “a marvel: absorbing, addictive, informative.”

Advance Praise

Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, author of The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois and The Age of Phillis offered praise for Ancestor Trouble in The Boston Globe while in the process of reading a galley of the book. “Fantastic…. well researched, well written, and juicy,” she called it. “I love a good juicy historical book.”

New Website

Thank you to Lorissa Shepstone and the rest of the Being Wicked team for my gorgeous new website, the first complete redesign since 2002.

Cover Reveal

Lit Hub unveiled the cover of my upcoming book, Ancestor Trouble (March 29, 2022), along with some insights from designer Rachel Ake and me.

Prior Media

In the past, my essays and fiction have been praised by KirkusPublisher’s Weekly, the New Yorker online, Elle, the New York Times, the Paris Review online, and others.


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