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Fiction and Excerpts [1]

100 African Writers of SFF — Part Two: Writers in the U.K.

In Part Two, you’ll meet: a crime writer whose grandfather was a king—one who made a Western artist a priestess in the Ogun religion.

A white South African anti-apartheid activist whose sister was tried under the security laws—and introduced him to the work of Joanna Russ.

A Rastafarian from Zimbabwe whose experience of life under Mugabe has made him a free-market neo-liberal.

A South African rap/ jazz-rock star, illustrator, and author who models his look on the Wicked Witch of the West.

And I look at two or three books I consider to be stone cold masterpieces, just to answer the question why read African SF?

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100 African Writers of SFF — Part One: Nairobi

An African writer who makes mix tapes of game soundtracks. A Nairobi filmmaker with Nietzsche on his smart phone. A chess champion who loves Philip K Dick. An African SF poet who quotes the Beatniks… meet the new New Wave in Nairobi, Kenya. Part one of our series 100 African Writers of SFF.

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