Endria Richardson

Endria Isa Richardson is a black, malaysian, and gay american writer from Worcester, Massachusetts. Endria writes about ghosts, monsters, and the catastrophic failure of systems that are supposed to keep people safe. Her essays have appeared most recently in Black Warrior Review, Alpinist, and Bay Nature magazines, and her speculative fiction is forthcoming or appearing in Lightspeed, Clarkesworld, FIYAH, Nightmare, and other fantastic/al magazines. She studied law at Stanford Law School, after which she worked on radical criminal policy change in California. Endria is a Tin House Scholar and a graduate of the VONA and Viable Paradise workshops. She is currently at work on a collection of short stories, and a novel.

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System Failure: How Afro-Futurism, Fantasy, and Horror Help Us REIMAGINE Society

May 20, 2022 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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This panel will bring together speculative fiction writers who use their craft to illustrate how public systems (the school, prison, and healthcare systems) have failed BIPOC and poor people, and brilliantly reimagine what living in a people-centered society could look like.