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Nisi has an article in Ambling Along the Aqueduct titled A Year of Comfort and Discomfort.

Arisia - January 16-19, 2015

Nisi will read from recent work, participate in panels, and give a small workshop on dialect at Arisia in Boston, January 16 trhough 19, 2015.  Find out more about this large regional science fiction convention at www.arisia.org.

Her appearances at Arisia include:

1427  Reading
Hale; Friday 5:30
With Barry Longyear and John Chu

526  Erasure Is Not Equality
Burroughs; Saturday 10:00 AM
Victor Raymond; Mark Oshiro; Daniel José Older; N. K. Jemisin; Nisi Shawl

532  TheWorld Fantasy Award: Behind Lovecraft's Back
Burroughs; Saturday 11:30 AM
Mark Oshiro; Andrea Hairston; Erik Amundsen; Nisi Shawl

662  Avoiding Culturefail
Alcott; Saturday 1:00 PM 
Nisi Shawl M; W. B. J. Williams; Victor Raymond; Steve E Popkes

1096 Dialect in SF/F
Marina 2; Saturday 7:00 PM
Andrea Hairston; Daniel José Older; Greer Gilman; Nisi Shawl; John Chu

88  Race and Identity Issues in SF
Burroughs; Saturday 8:30 PM
 Mark Oshiro; Victor Raymond; N. K. Jemisin; Nisi Shawl; Jessa Phillips

540  Women Destroy Science Fiction
Marina 2; Sunday 1:00 PM
Nisi Shawl M; Lisa J. Evans; JoSelle Vanderhooft; Trisha Wooldridge; Elizabeth Birdsall

1378  Authentic Voices: Dialogue and Dialect; Independence
Sunday 7:00 PM to 9:45 PM 

Blogs

Nisi Shawl’s blog is here.

Nisi's essay "I Hear a Different Frontier" is online at The Future Fire editor's blog.

Nisi has appeared as a guest blogger for The Angry Black Woman.

Nisi has appeared as a guest blogger for Monica Legatt at the Seattle Acupuncture Blog.

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Recent Work

Nonfiction

  • "Past the World's End: Walk to the End of the World by Suzy McKee Charnas" in The Cascadia Subduction Zone, published January 2014 by Aqueduct Press, Seattle.
  • "A Brave and Contrary Thing: Review of AfroSF: Science Fiction by African Writers" in Paradoxa 25: Africa SF, published December 2013 by Paradoxa, Vashon Island, WA.
  • "Into the Canny Valley," introduction to Jane Irwin's graphic novel The Clockwork Game, published December 2013 by Fiery Studios, Kalamazoo, MI.
  • Strange Matings: Science Fiction, Feminism, African American Voices, and Octavia E. Butler (co-editor with Rebecca J. Holden), Aqueduct Press, May 2013.
  • “Invisible Inks: On Black SF Authors and Disability” in WisCon Chronicles 7: Shattering Ableist Narratives, Aqueduct Press, May 2013.
  • “Unbending Gender” in Writers Workshop of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Seventh Star Press, April 2013.
  • “Here He Is” in Here I Come, Golden Dawn Books, August 2012 (introduction).
  • “What I Want: WisCon 35 Guest of Honor Speech” in WisCon Chronices 6: Futures of Feminism and Fandom, Aqueduct Press, May 2012.
  • “Annunciation” in Ancient, Ancient: Stories, Aqueduct Press, May 2012 (introcution).
  • “Transbluency: An Antiprojection Chant” in The Moment of Change, May 2012, Aqueduct Press (poem).
  • “Cookies and Kindness: Meeting Gene Wolfe” in the program  for The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame’s Evening to Honor Gene Wolfe, published March 17, 2012.

Fiction

  • "Lupine" in Once Upon a Time, edited by Paula Guran, published in November 2013 by Prime Books, Gaithersburg, MD

  • “Otherwise” in Heiresses of Russ 2013: The Year’s Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction, Lethe Press, August 2013 (reprint).
  • “The Five Petals of Thought” in Missing Links and Secret Histories, Aqueduct Press, May 2013.
  • “In Colors Everywhere” in The Other Half of the Sky, Candlemark and Gleam, April 2013.

Reviews, Columns, Interviews

  • “The True, the Blushful Hippocrene,” review of A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar, April 2013, from Small Beer Press, in The Cascadia Subduction Zone, April 2013.
  • “Lovely Disturbances,” review of The Universe of Things by Gwyneth Jones, January 2011, from Aqueduct Press, in The Cascadia Subduction Zone, April 2012.
  • “World of Magic,” review of Akata Witch  by Nnedi Okorafor, April 2011, from Viking Press, in Ms. Magazine, Winter 2011.
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How to Tell a True Story

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Nisi Shawl and Cynthia Ward’s Writing the Other: A Practical Guide, the companion book to the Writing the Other workshop.

Writing the Other is available directly from Aqueduct Press.

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