Tag: women writers
Why Shirley Jackson Deserves to Be a Bigger Horror Icon
Why is Dark Matters talking about Shirley Jackson? Because this particular black woman is a big fan.
CLICK HERE TO READ AT NERDIST.COM.
Syfy.com: 17 SFF Books by Asian Women We Want to See as Movies
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Community Remembers Ursula K. Le Guin
Nora Jemisin: “I would love to just write and not have everything turned into a political battle”
More N.K. Jemisin at Newstatesman.com!
And thank you to Black Science Fiction Society for posting!
Ursula K. Le Guin on Power, Oppression, Freedom, and How Imaginative Storytelling Expands Our Scope of the Possible
Read Maria Popova’s piece at Brainpickings.com.
Le Guin refers to the words of onetime slave and poet Phillis Wheatley: “In every human Breast, God has implanted a principle, which we call Love of Freedom; it is impatient of Oppression, and pants for Deliverance.”
Female Creators Receive Record Number of Eisner Award Nominations
Check out the names at The Mary Sue.
PEOPLE OF COLOR (women and otherwise) are also represented among this year’s Eisner Award noms. The list includes:
Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda for Monstress; Valentine De Landro for Bitch Planet; Erica Henderson for The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl and Jughead; Guojing for The Only Child; Jillian Tamaki for SuperMutant Magic Academy; Riad Sattouf for The Arab of the Future; John Leguizamo (!) and Shamus Beyale for Ghetto Clown; Cliff Chiang for Paper Girls; Dustin Nguyen for Descender; Frances Gateward and John Jennings for The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art; and Tony Ong for The Eternaut.
Nnedi Okorafor Prize Pack Sweepstakes!
Sweepstakes runs September 19 to September 23!
“The Book of Phoenix,” “Binti,” and “Who Fears Death” make up the sweepstakes prize pack.
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