Category Archives: sci-fi/fantasy

It’s my birthday today!  It’s also the late, great Octavia Butler’s birthday.  And the late, great Katherine Dunham’s birthday, too, who had a deep love of Haiti.   I really do believe in the secret languate of birthdays and astrology.  How … Continue reading

e-pub, Haiti, Joseph Zoboi, published, publishing, sci-fi/fantasy, short story
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Yes, I write speculative fiction. Some of it is feminist and some of it is not. I explain why (among other things) in my guest blog post on The Rejectionist. Needless to say, I was beside myself when The Rejectionist … Continue reading

sci-fi/fantasy, Writing
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I am the winner of the Gulliver Travel & Research Grant awarded annually by the Speculative Literature Foundation! What does this mean? (My favorite question in the whole wide world.) I created something and it was good enough. That’s all … Continue reading

Dominican Republic, Haiti, sci-fi/fantasy, Writing
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My first online story was up in the September “Villians” Issue of Crossed Genres Magazine. Here’s an excerpt: The pang of hunger is bitter, sharp, hot – familiar even. I don’t sleep. My feet and right hip ache from carrying … Continue reading

Haiti, Mythology, published, sci-fi/fantasy, short story, Writing
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I received my copy of The Caribbean Writer in the mail a few weeks ago and I was pleasantly surprised at how thick it was. It’s a textbook! I used to carry around my Norton Anthology of African American Literature … Continue reading

Haiti, publishing, sci-fi/fantasy, The Caribbean Writer, Writing
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