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POC Destroy Science Fiction! is a special issue of the Hugo-winning magazine LIGHTSPEED, 100% written—and edited—by POC creators.
POC Destroy Science Fiction! is a special issue of the Hugo-winning magazine LIGHTSPEED, 100% written—and edited—by POC creators.
POC Destroy Science Fiction! is a special issue of the Hugo-winning magazine LIGHTSPEED, 100% written—and edited—by POC creators.
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Personal Essays Roundup

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Dear Backers,

Folks have really loved the personal essays throughout the campaign, which was of course really wonderful to hear. Because we thought people might still want to share them, we collated them all into the following list with links to each one, so it's more easily shareable.

  • Buzzword by Alyssa Wong
  • Pushing Back Against the Wall by Aliette de Bodard
  • I'm a Big Black Man Who Writes Science Fiction by Malon Edwards
  • Spoiler Alert: The Future? Yeah, I'm in It by Yash Kesanakurthy
  • I Have a Few Demands by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali
  • Thirsty for New by Malka Older
  • My Life as an Alien-American by Arthur Chu
  • We're Going Places by Jeremy Szal
  • Dancing in the Margins by An Owomoyela
  • On Destruction by Naru Dames Sundar
  • Blue-Shifted Futures by Vajra Chandrasekera
  • The Amazing Authentically Authentic Latina Author! by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • On the Topic of Erasure by Z.M. QuyĚnh
  • Unlearning Erasure by Julia Rios
  • Assimilation: The Borg Must Like It When You Don't Fight Back by S.L. Huang
  • You Don't Have to Write Autobiography by Ken Liu
  • This Is What Happens to Us by Suyi Davies Okungbowa
  • White Bread, Brown Toast by Indrapramit Das
  • Intergalactic Collard Greens by Troy L. Wiggins
  • On Falling In and Out of Love with Science Fiction by Julie M. Rodriguez
  • We Were Always Here by Mark Oshiro
  • The People Men Don't See by Nisi Shawl
  • The New Frontier Is the Old Frontier by Tamara Brooks
  • In the Middle by M.C.A. Hogarth
  • An Army of Claudia Kishis by Sarah Kuhn
  • The Biggest Tent of All by S.B. Divya
  • Recounting in Rainbow by Shveta Thakrar
  • Penguins, Robins, and Science Fiction by Caroline M. Yoachim

  • Thanks again for all your support throughout the campaign!

    P.S. If you're looking for another Kickstarter project to check out, our friends at Skyboat Media (who produce our podcasts), are doing a Kickstarter to fund a deluxe audiobook production of Harlan Ellison's script of the classic Star Trek episode "City on the Edge of Forever."

    Laura Clements, Laya White, and 14 more people like this update.

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      1. L on February 23, 2016

        Super helpful compilation. Thanks!

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        Laura Clements
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        on February 23, 2016

        This is a great idea! Thank you.