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Seattle Writer Nisi Shawl Casts a Spell on the Science Fiction Community

by Beverly Aarons


In the Wizard of Oz (or The Wiz, if you grew up Black like me in the ‘80s) Dorothy’s ruby-red slippers could transport the wearer to anywhere in the world. Three taps and “poof” you’re back in Kansas. It’s that same magical spirit that science fiction writer Nisi Shawl taps into in their numerous tales of utopia which transport readers to future versions — better versions — of our world with just a turn of the page.

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