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People of Color Take Over Fantastic Stories of the Imagination

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In this, the final issue of Fantastic Stories of the Imagination people of color take over Special Guest editor Nisi Shawl has assembled a breath taking array of stories by some of the best writers in the science fiction and fantasy field today, and they just happen to be people of color.

People of color have been publishing some of the highest quality science fiction and fantasy since the genre's earliest days. Yet, there still persists a perception that science fiction and fantasy is somehow a white field. This special issue of Fantastic Stories should help shatter that illusion as it showcases some of the finest writer's that Science Fiction and Fantasy has to offer.

Representation matters and Fantastic Stories is proud to be able to end its run on shut an important and high note.

Contributors include: Su-Yee Lin, Stephen Graham Jones, Minsoo Kang, . Lily Yu, Jennifer Marie Brissett, Jermaine McGill, Paul Miles, Christopher Caldwell, Eliza Victoria, Alex Jennings, Nalo Hopkinson, Henry Lien, Tlotlo Tsamaase, Tonya Liburd, Irette Y. Patterson, Alberto Y ez, S. Qiouyi Lu, Erin Roberts, Terence Taylor, Darcie Little Badger, and Maurice Broaddus.

ISBN-13: 9781515418450

Media Type: Paperback

Publisher: Positronic Publishing

Publication Date: 06-28-2017

Pages: 224

Product Dimensions: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.51d

Hopkinson, Nalo: - Nalo Hopkinson: yardie by birth, Canuck by citizenship, thing-maker by occupation. She has published numerous novels and short stories. Her novel Sister Mine (2013) received the Norton Award for young adult science fiction and fantasy. She's currently completing Blackheart Man, an historical fantasy set in an alternate Caribbean.Kang, Minsoo: - "Minsoo Kang is the author of Of Tales and Enigmas: Stories and the history book Sublime Dreams of Living Machines: The Automaton in the European Imagination, and translator of the classic Korean novel The Story of Hong Gildong. His fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Shanghai Steam, and The Year's Best Horror and Fantasy (2007) among others. He is currently an associate professor of history at the University of Missouri - St. Louis."Shawl, Nisi: - Nisi Shawl is a Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula Award finalist and a Tiptree Award winner. Her previous editing credits include Bloodchildren: Stories by the Octavia E. Butler Scholars, and WisCon Chronicles 5: Writing and Racial Identity. She co-edited the nonfiction anthology Strange Matings: Science Fiction, Feminism, African American Voices, and Octavia E. Butler; the mixed fiction and nonfiction anthology Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany; and the fiction section of Obsidian Magazine's special speculative fiction issue. She was also responsible for the reprints section of Lightspeed Magazine's special POC Destroy SF issue. She is easily Googled.