Marlon James

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Marlon James was born in Jamaica in 1970. His most recent novel, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, the first novel in his Dark Star trilogy, was a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award. James's previous novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings, was the winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize, American Book Award, and Anisfield-Wolf Book Prize for fiction. He is also the author of the novels John Crow's Devil and The Book of Night Women, which won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

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