Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, M. J. Fievre moved to the United States in 2002. She currently writes from Miami. M. J.'s publishing career began as a teenager in Haiti. At nineteen-years-old, she signed her first book contract with Hachette-Deschamps, in Haiti, for the publication of a Young Adult book titled La Statuette Maléfique. Since then, M. J. has authored nine books in French that are widely read in Europe and the French Antilles. In 2013, One Moore Book released M.J.'s first children's book, I Am Riding, written in three languages: English, French, and Haitian Creole. In 2015, Beating Windward Press published M.J.'s memoir, A Sky the Color of Chaos, about her childhood in Haiti during the brutal regime of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. She is also author of Happy, Okay?: Poems about Anxiety, Depression, Hope, and Survival and Badass Black Girl.
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