Turns out the SFF I write is pretty political? Who knew? The answer is, everybody. Everybody knew. Including me.
Art by Odera Igbokwe, from the short essay Fantasy’s Othering Fetish.
“So give us your Black elves, your Black space captains, your Black heretics standing against prophecies and insurmountable odds. Send us your Black wizards and Black gods, your Black sergeants fighting on alien planets. …Because the future of genre is now. And the future ain’t going to write itself.”- writer Justina Ireland