Blackgirl on Mars (Paperback)

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Description


Blackgirl on Mars is a radical memoir that chronicles author, educator and activist Lesley-Ann Brown's two years' worth of travel searching for "home".

As she travels across the US during the Black Lives Matter protests and Covid-19 pandemic and then to Trinidad and Tobago to attend the funeral of her grandmother, Brown tells her own life-story, as well as writing about race, gender, sexuality, and education, and ideas of home, family and healing.

Both a radical political manifesto and a moving memoir about finding your place in the world, Blackgirl on Mars is about what it means to be a Black and Indigenous woman in Europe and the Americas in the twenty-first century.

About the Author


Lesley-Ann Brown is a Caribbean American writer who is originally from Brooklyn, NY. She is the author of Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to her European Son. She currently resides in her own body.

Praise For…


“Lesley-Ann Brown has a brave voice and a keen eye, offering an unflinching view of what it means to be a Caribbean American woman living in Europe.” - Gary Younge, author of Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives

“So rich and vibrant that it almost makes you forget the very deep, guttural, and violent lessons within its pages.” - Elisa Donovan, actress in Clueless, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Beverley Hills 90210
Product Details
ISBN: 9781914420283
ISBN-10: 1914420284
Publisher: Repeater
Publication Date: February 14th, 2023
Pages: 300
Language: English