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Carol Anne Douglas is a writer of fantasy novels and plays. She passionately loves the Arthurian legends and the works of Shakespeare, and is using them as the basis of her own fiction. Her book Lancelot Her Story will be published this fall, and its sequel will be published in 2016.

She worked on a feminist news journal for many years and published many essays. She has taught women's studies classes at George Washington University. She is now focusing on her novels and plays. One of her short plays was read at the Kennedy Center, and several have been read at the Writer's Center in Bethesda, Md.

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This year saw the almost-a-century-delayed publication of a major work by Zora Neale Hurston, Barracoon, an account of Hurston's devastating conversations with Cudjo Lewis, one of last Africans brought to the United States to be forced into slavery. He somehow came to terms with his terribly difficult life and became a kind, giving person. It's shocking that it took so long for this excellent b... Read more of this blog post »
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I 'm not a passionate mystery fan. I choose them carefully. But I'm glad I read Death's Echoes, a mystery (really a police story, a genre I'm less likely to read) about hate crimes.

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