Projects I’m Supporting, Part Five

tumblr_static_1nbu5f9j0zggskkg880w084w8So it’s the end of the year but there are still plenty of crowdfunding projects out there that need your support. Here’s the latest round of projects I’ve supported. Read More

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Octavia Is Dead. Long Live Octavia!

butlerScience fiction writer extraordinaire Octavia Butler died 10 years ago this February. In honor of this legend, I’ve been re-reading Parable of the Sower, which split my dome wide open when I first encountered it 16 years ago. Read More

Interview with Octavia’s Brood Contributor Dani McClain

dani_headshot_0510_400x400October is Black Speculative Fiction Month and next week, the Midwest BSFA is hosting a reading/discussion of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements with one of the anthology’s contributor’s Dani McClain! We talked to her about her story “Homing Instinct,” the difference between fiction writing and journalism, and defining home on your own terms. Read More