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StarShipSofa No 465 Nnedi Okorafor

Main Fiction: “Spider the Artist” by Nnedi Okorafor

Originally published in Seeds of Change, edited by John Joseph Adams

Nnedi Okorafor’s books include Lagoon, Who Fears Death, Kabu Kabu, Akata Witch, Zahrah the Windseeker, and The Shadow Speaker. Her adult novel The Book of Phoenix was released in May 2015; the New York Times called it a “triumph”. Her novella Binti was released in late September 2015 and her young adult novel Akata Witch 2: Breaking Kola will be released in 2016.

Nnedi holds a PhD in literature/creative writing and is an associate professor at the University at Buffalo, New York (SUNY). She splits her time between Buffalo and Chicago with her daughter Anyaugo and family. Learn more about Nnedi at Nnedi.com.

Narrated by: Aminat Badara 

Aminat is a budding writer and aspiring On-Air-Personality.  As a Jaycee, she believes strongly in active citizenship and service to humanity. She loves reading and has a weird penchant for collecting hardcover notebooks. When she’s not writing or trying to be a superhuman, she’s either looking for Xs to solve, seeing movies or getting her heart broken by Arsenal FC. She blogs at meenahsthoughts.wordpress.com (every once in a while)

 

StarStarShip No 427 Michael R. Fletcher and Mark Zastrow

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Main Fiction: “Intellectual Property” by Michael R. Fletcher

Originally appeared in Interzone.

Michael R. Fletcher is a science fiction and fantasy author who lives with his wife and daughter in the endless soulless suburban sprawl north of Toronto, Canada. His hobbies include… uh… he doesn’t really have hobbies. He likes death metal, does that count?  His first novel, 88, a cyberpunk tale about harvesting children for their brains, was published by Five Rivers Publishing in 2013.

Mike’s second novel, Beyond Redemption, a work of dark fantasy and rampant delusion, was released by Harper Voyager in June of 2015. The next two Manifest Delusions novels have been written and are currently in various stages of editing. Mike is represented by Cameron McClure of the Donald Maass Literary Agency.

Narrated by: Austin Learned

Austin Learned is an Asian-American aspiring actor/singer/voice actor who would probably appreciate your comments and encouragement on this fine piece of work. Twitter @alearnedman00


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