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Suyi Davies Okungbowa

Suyi Davies Okungbowa

Suyi Davies Okungbowa is a Nigerian author of Son of the Storm (Orbit, 2021) and David Mogo, Godhunter (Abaddon, 2019). His short stories and essays have appeared in various periodicals and anthologies. Find him at @IAmSuyiDavies on Twitter and @suyidavies on Instagram, or learn more […]

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Malka Older

Malka Older

Malka Older is a writer, aid worker, and sociologist. Her science-fiction political thriller Infomocracy was named one of the best books of 2016 by Kirkus, Book Riot, and the Washington Post. She is the creator of the serial Ninth Step Station, currently running […]

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Ayodele Olofintuade

Ayodele Olofintuade is a queer, non-binary black feminist. She is the author of Lakiriboto Chronicles: A Brief History of Badly Behaved Women (2018), Eno’s Story (2010)—shortlisted for the NLNG Prize in 2011. Her short stories and essays have been published […]

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Deji Bryce Olukotun

Deji Bryce Olukotun is the author of two novels and his fiction has appeared in seven different book collections. His novel After the Flare won the 2018 Philip K. Dick special citation, and was chosen as one of the best […]

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Tochi Onyebuchi

Tochi Onyebuchi is the author of Riot Baby, a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and NAACP Image Awards and winner of the New England Book Award for Fiction; the Beasts Made of Night series; and the War Girls series. He has earned degrees from […]

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Kristin Osani

Kristin Osani

Kristin (she/her) is a queer fantasy writer who lives in Kyoto, where she works as a freelance Japanese-to-English video game translator when she’s not wordsmithing, working on nerdy cross-stitching, or cuddling her two cats (three if you include her husband). […]

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Emma Osborne

Emma Osborne is a queer fiction writer and poet from Melbourne, Australia. Emma’s writing has appeared in Uncanny Magazine, Nightmare Magazine, Shock Totem: Tales of the Macabre and Twisted, Apex Magazine, Queers Destroy Science Fiction, Pseudopod, and GlitterShip. They are […]

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Karen Osborne

KAREN OSBORNE is a speculative fiction writer and visual storyteller living in Baltimore. She is a graduate of Viable Paradise and the Clarion Writers’ Workshop, and won awards for her news & opinion writing in New York, Florida, and Maryland. […]

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Suzan Palumbo

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Suzan Palumbo is a Nebula finalist, active member of the HWA, Co Administrator of the Ignyte Awards and a member of the Hugo nominated FIYAHCON team. She is also a former Associate Editor of “Shimmer” […]

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