Wole Talabi

WOLE TALABI is an engineer, writer, and editor from Nigeria. His stories have appeared in Asimov’s, Lightspeed, F&SF and several other places. He has edited three anthologies: Africanfuturism (2020, nominated for the Locus Award), Lights Out: Resurrection (2016) and These Words Expose Us (2014). He has been a finalist for several awards including the prestigious Caine Prize, the Jim Baen Memorial Award, and the Nommo Award which he won in 2018 and 2020. His collection Incomplete Solutions (2019), is published by Luna Press. He likes scuba diving, elegant equations and oddly shaped things.

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Publishing Short Stories and Collections

May 20, 2022 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Panelists: Wole Talabi, Vida Cruz, T. R. Napper, Mari Ness and Eugen Bacon (moderator)

It starts with one story, but want to revisit the world, or you aren’t finished exploring this them. Once you’ve built a collection, how do you approach publication when most short stories are accepted one at a time? This panel talks about the business of traditionally publishing short story collections, from writers who have done so.