• INTERVIEW: Maurice Broaddus on Sorcerers and Afrofuturism

    INTERVIEW: Maurice Broaddus on Sorcerers and Afrofuturism0

    Like so many children from marginalized groups, Maurice Broaddus wanted to see himself in the media that he saw on the screen or in the books he read He wanted to be able to see people who looked like him shaping the future, whether it be commanding starships or wielding magic. Like so many of

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  • 2020 Hugo Awards Reflect Struggle Over History

    2020 Hugo Awards Reflect Struggle Over History0

    The weekend saw the presentation of the 2020 Hugo Awards at CoNZealand, this year’s iteration of the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon, for short). Although the ongoing pandemic prevented CoNZealand from being held in physical form, like many similar events, it adapted to the situation by offering a virtual convention – and the Hugos were,

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  • 2020 Hugo Awards Reviews: Novels – Part 3

    2020 Hugo Awards Reviews: Novels – Part 30

    Welcome to the final post in a series examining the contenders in the main prose categories for the Hugo Awards. So far, the Best Novel selection has shown an interesting set of recurring themes along with some stark contrasts. Two of the finalists, Seanan McGuire’s Middlegame and Alix E. Harrow’s The Ten Thousand Doors of

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