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A Surma girl scouting the Horsehead Nebula

A Surma girl scouting the Horsehead Nebula

There’s a picture I saw today of former astronaut Anna Lee Fisher, and also a picture of a Surma man. Suddenly, I got the idea to fire up The Gimp to replace Fisher’s face with that of a Surma girl and have the new Surma astronaut overlook the Horsehead Nebula. Here are the results:         Save Save Save

POC Destroy SF! Special Issue of Lightspeed is out now

POC Destroy SF! Special Issue of Lightspeed is out now

My short story Omoshango, appears in the People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction! Special Issue of Lightspeed Magazine. This issue is now available on Amazon in Kindle and paperback format. Check out the glorious cover below by Christopher Park! I’m so excited about this and I look forward to reading all the other short stories written by these awesome authors. I’m honoured to be a part of this, and I hope you enjoy this special issue. 🙂  

Short Story Day Africa #WriterPrompt: Mon 20 July – Sun 2 Aug

Short Story Day Africa #WriterPrompt: Mon 20 July – Sun 2 Aug

The recently concluded Short Story Day Africa #WriterPrompt competition on Facebook had this photograph of rain falling on concrete, as the inspiration for 200-word limit flash fiction. Here is my submission:

Devil’s Village (Shortlisted for the Writivism 2015 Short Story Prize)

Devil’s Village (Shortlisted for the Writivism 2015 Short Story Prize)

The cortical implant in my head was disconnected from all networks and my Heads-Up Display was offline. There were three Cleopatras on our flight and the Crew Chief’s Operations Protocol demanded a total communications blackout. The dim red LED strips cast a gloomy aura around the Irish priest who sat across the aisle from me. Maybe the guy really was gloomy. The only other passengers were the heavily armed Ukrainian Bravo Team and their guest, a limp bundle of broken…

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Afrofuturism, what is the science in AfroSciFi?

Afrofuturism, what is the science in AfroSciFi?

On Day 2 at the Writivism 2015 literary festival in Kampala, Uganda, there was an interesting panel discussion titled “What is the science in AfroSciFi?”. Growing up in Nigeria I found myself attracted to scifi from an early age. I was the type of pupil who spent his recess at the library reading fiction. I read everything on the shelves allocated to my age group. And by the time I ran out of “age-appropriate” books to read, exceptions were graciously…

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