Madison Smartt Bell
Madison Smartt Bell

Madison Smartt Bell is the author of 12 novels, most recently The Color of Night, and a biography of Toussaint Louverture. He teaches at Goucher College in Baltimore.

Books
Jan. 4 2013 11:38 PMShaken and StirredDany Laferrière’s memoir of the Haitian earthquake.
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Education
June 30 2015 5:26 PM Slate Voice: “Bitch, I’ll Tell You Why This Sentence Construction Is So Effective” Listen to Katy Waldman read about the perfect sentence construction—and what makes it it’s so powerful.