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Madison Smartt Bell

Madison Smartt Bell (born August 1, 1957 Nashville, Tennessee) is an American novelist. He is best known for his trilogy of novels about Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution, including All Souls' Rising , which was a finalist for the 1995 National Book Award and the 1996 PEN/Faulkner Award. It also won the 1996 Anisfield-Wolf Award for the best book of the year dealing with matters of race. Bell is a Professor of English at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland, where he was Director...See more