Black Authors : 7 Black Women Science Fiction Writers. Everyone should know about them

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  1. shaka64

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    1st Image: is Nisi Shawl
    Shawl’s greatest work is Filter House. In 2008, she won the James Tiptree Jr. Award for that novel.

    2nd Image is: Nalo Hopkinson
    Hopkinson has published a number of novels, short stories and edited anthologies. Her novel Sister Mine won multiple awards, including the John W. Campbell Award, the World Fantasy Award and the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. She teaches at the University of California, Riverside.

    3th Image is: Octavia Butler
    Butler’s work has reached a mainstream audience. In 2010, Butler was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame posthumously.

    4th image is: N. K. Jemisin
    Jemisin found acclaim after the release of her first novel The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. She has been short-listed for major awards in such a young career and was awarded the Locus Award for Best First Novel.

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    Nnedi Okorafor
    Okorafor writes African-based science fiction stories and children’s books. Her novel Who Fears Death won the World Fantasy Award for best novel. Her works include Akata Witch, Zahrah the Windseeker, The Shadow Speaker and a children’s book Long Juju Man. She is a professor of creative writing and literature at the University of Buffalo.

    I salute You Beautiful BLACK WOMEN
     
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    Great list fam...you forgot Sophia Stewart the original creator of the Matrix and the terminator....Neo/John Carter was a black man , hence why Densel Washington and Will Smith was the first and second choice... She finally got justice praise The most high
     
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