PRESS & PRAISE
(L to R) top row: Martina, Ebony, Lester, De'Jaun
bottom row: Kimberly with Kiersten on her lap
Book Review: I Am Troy Davis
By Jeffrey Hood -Fellowship of Reconciliation Magazine
Fall 2014 Issue
Living with Grace in the Shadow of Death Row
by Pastor Randy Loney, On Faith
May 6, 2014
We are all Troy Davis
by Lily Hughes, International Socialist Review
'I Am Troy Davis': New book humanizes death penalty icon
by Carrie Healey, The Grio (MSNBC),
Oct 18, 2013
Opinionated book will stir strong emotions about murder case
by Barbara Lloyd McMichael, The Bellingham Herald, Oct 14, 2013
World Day Against the Death Penalty and the Impact of Troy Davis
by Hannah Riley, The Innocence Project,
Oct 10, 2013
Troy Davis and family live on in new book
by Mary Shaw, The People's Voice, Oct 5, 2013
Kirkus: I Am Troy Davis
Kirkus Reviews, Oct. 1, 2013
TV, Radio and Interviews
Remembering Martina Davis-Correia and Troy Davis
KPFA Women’s Magazine, September 15, 2014
Remembering Troy Davis - A Conversation With Jen Marlowe
The StandDown Texas Project, April 28, 2014
Jen Marlowe Author of "I Am Troy Davis" to Tour Northwest
The Skanner Newspaper, March 27, 2014
Broken Justice & the Death Penalty: A Q&A with Jen Marlowe, Co-author of "I Am Troy Davis"
Zeek Magazine, March 7, 2014
The Murder of Troy Davis and the Challenge It Poses for All Of Us
KPFK, Uprising Pacifica Radio, February 28, 2014
Two Years Later, We Are Still Troy Davis
American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, February 21, 2014
Local Author Discusses Death Penalty Suspension
King 5 News, February 16, 2014
I Am Troy Davis NYC Book Launch
C-Span2, Book TV, November 10, 2013
The Controversial Death Row Case of Troy Davis
Radio 720WGN, Chicago, Dec 3, 2013
Jen Marlowe & Holly Ballard-Troy Davis and the Death Penalty: Two Years Later
KEXP, Mind Over Matters, Oct 5, 2013
"I Am Troy Davis": Supporters, Family of Georgian Man Executed in 2011 Push to End Death Penalty
Democracy Now!, Sept 20, 2013
I Am Troy Davis: New Book Tells the Story of One Family's Battle Against the Death Penalty
KPFK, Uprising Pacifica Radio, Sept 19, 2013
“Here is a shout for human rights and for the abolition of the death penalty. This book, I Am Troy Davis, should be read and cherished. It will inspire courage in the heart of those who are willing to use their efforts to save lives and increase the quality of life for all people.”
— Maya Angelou
"I Am Troy Davis is heart stopping proof that the death penalty didn't just kill an innocent Troy Davis and break and bury his gorgeous family, but it charred the soul of America. This book will devastate you, piss you off and then inspire you to work with your life to end the death penalty forever."
— Eve Ensler, playwright and activist
"Read this book, about Martina Davis-Correia and Troy Anthony Davis. The lives of this sister and brother were tragically cut short, one by cancer, the other through a cruel injection of a lethal, chemical cocktail in the final act of a profoundly unjust criminal justice system. This book captures their unflagging courage in confronting the challenges thrust upon them. More than history, more than eulogy, I Am Troy Davis is an urgent call to action."
— Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!
"Like Trayvon Martin's monumental murder, the execution of Troy Davis was a historic awakening for this country -- an awakening of the deadly consequences of white supremacy. Don't miss this book!"
— Cornel West, Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice, Union Theological Seminary
"In this moving and intimate portrait of Troy Davis and his courageous family, Jen Marlowe restores to Troy his humanity, and reminds us why every life matters, and why capital punishment makes this country a pariah among the world's democracies."
— Gloria Steinem, Author & Feminist Activist
"I Am Troy Davis is a painful yet very important book, one that will bring you face to face with the human impact of the death penalty system, prompt you to think deeply about the flaws in our criminal justice system, and inspire you to stand with all those who have been wrongfully placed on death row."
— Susan Sarandon, Actor & Activist
"Martina and Troy are heroes from a family of heroes. This story of their lives is also a call to action. It asks each of us to pick up where they left off by ending the death penalty once and for all so the risk of executing an innocent person is finally eliminated in America."
— Benjamin Todd Jealous, President and CEO, NAACP
"Martina Correia’s heroic fight to save her brother’s life while battling for her own serves as a powerful testament for activists."
— Liliana Segura, the Nation
"I Am Troy Davis takes readers on the journey of a remarkable family whose faith, love, integrity and convictions propelled their fight for their loved one and a larger cause. Jen Marlowe’s careful and sensitive collaboration with the Davises has yielded a narrative that will surely inspire readers to pick up the torch that Martina Davis Correia so bravely carried for social justice and human dignity with every ounce of her being and every day of her life."
— Laura Moye, Amnesty International USA former Death Penalty Abolition Campaign Director
"A Must Read Book – the searing, heartbreaking story of a strong and loving family caught in the vortex of a dysfunctional criminal justice system."
— Anne Emanuel, Georgia State University Law Professor and ABA Georgia Death Penalty Assessment Chair