Nnedi Okorafor on African Science Fiction

Nnedi Okorafor writes: Just returned from my first Who Fears Death book signing (not including Wiscon) at Schuler Books & Music in Lansing, MI. Wow...I need to process it. There was a wonderful turnout! And it was wonderfully organized. Nevertheless, during the question and answer portion of it, I was basically accosted by ironically my... Continue Reading →

Nnedi Okorafor on “Is Africa Ready for Science Fiction?”

Over at the Nebula Awards blog, Nnedi Okorafor talks about Is Africa Ready for Science Fiction?In my observation, in Africa, science fiction is still perceived as not being real literature. It is not serious writing. As Chikere said, African audiences don’t feel that science fiction is really concerned with what’s real, what’s present. It’s not... Continue Reading →

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