Sheree Renée Thomas
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There’s so much here -- and in the best possible way. I highly recommend you read Sheree Renée Thomas’ Nine Bar Blues. If you like Octavia Butler’s Parable duology, Alice Walker’s The Temple of My Familiar, or the poetry of Sonia Sanchez you’ll love this collection.
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We are honored to announce that authors Sheree Renée Thomas and Malka Older will host the 2021 Hugo Awards Ceremony, to be held at DisCon III.
August 3, 2020
World Fantasy Awards 2020 finalists announced.
Kacen Callender, Rivers Solomon, Nisi Shawl, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, and Sheree Renée Thomas are finalists for the World Fantasy Awards 2020 announced on July 27, 2020.
World Fantasy Awards℠ 2020
2020 Lifetime Achievement Awards
Karen Joy Fowler
Sheree Renée Thomas is an award-winning fiction writer, poet, and editor. Her work is inspired by myth and folklore, natural science and Mississippi Delta conjure. Nine Bar Blues: Stories from an Ancient Future (Third Man Books, May 2020) is her fiction debut. She is also the author of the novel, Marvel's Black Panther: Panther's Rage (Titan Books, October 11, 2022), an adaptation of the legendary comics. She is the author of two multigenre/hybrid collections, Sleeping Under the Tree of Life (Aqueduct Press July 2016), longlisted for the 2016 Otherwise Award and honored with a Publishers Weekly Starred Review and Shotgun Lullabies (Aqueduct January 2011). She edited the two-time World Fantasy-winning groundbreaking Black speculative fiction anthologies, Dark Matter (2000 and 2004) and is the first to introduce W.E.B. Du Bois’s science fiction short stories. Her work is widely anthologized and appears in The Big Book of Modern Fantasy edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer (Vintage, 2020). She is the Associate Editor of the historic Black arts literary journal, Obsidian. She was recently honored as a 2022 Hugo Award, Ember Award, Locus Award Finalist, a 2020 & 2022 World Fantasy Award Finalist in the Special Award – Professional category for contributions to the genre and for editing F&SF, and in 2021 for Nine Bar Blues. Thomas also served as a co-curator for Carnegie Hall's 2022 citywide Afrofuturism Festival.
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