Born in Port-au-Prince, M.J. Fievre is the author of several mystery novels in French. Her latest publications include Les Fantasmes de Sophie and Sortilège Haïtien. She edited So Spoke the Earth (2012), an anthology released by Women Writers of Haitian Descent, and All That Glitters (2013), a Sliver of Stone Magazine nonfiction anthology.
M.J.’s short stories and poems in English have appeared in The Beautiful Anthology (TNB Books, 2012), Haiti Noir (Akashic Books, 2011), The Mom Egg, The Southeast Review, Saw Palm, The Caribbean Writer, and Daily Bites of Flesh: 365 Days of Flash Fiction. Her children’s book, I Am Riding, was published by One Moore Book in 2013.
M.J. obtained her MFA from the Creative Writing program at Florida International University. She loves coconut shrimp, piña coladas, her dog Wiskee, and a good story. Anton Chekhov is one of her favorite writers.
She is a regular contributor to the online publication the Nervous Breakdown (a magazine featuring the work of published and emerging authors, poets, and other artists from around the world) and a proud member of the Miami Poetry Collective, famous for its Poem Depot, a regular feature of Wynwood’s Second Saturday Art Walk.
M.J. is the founding editor of Sliver of Stone, a bi-annual, online literary magazine dedicated to the publication of work from both emerging and established poets, writers, and visual artists from all parts of the globe.
M.J. is a member of Women Writers of Haitian Descent, Inc., a literary organization established in 2000 to encourage the development of Haitian women writers and to foster greater public awareness and appreciation of their work through local, national, and international education programs, lectures, and events.