Why another WOC Special?

“Narrative is frightening and staggeringly powerful, and those who control the narrative control what the world sees.” – Cassandra Khaw Growing up in the UK as an immigrant and a POC during the noughties, your cultural references for speculative arts were...

Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

Binti: Home is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Hugo and Nebula-award winning Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. In Binti, Okorafor does a brilliant job of creating a fascinating new universe with its own creatures and conflicts, and establishing a pretty badass lead in the...

Isha Karki: Rooting 

Branches jut towards us, splinters scrape our skin and sap leaks from bark split open, coating the curves of our shoulders, pooling in the dips of our clavicle. The forest anoints us. We can’t see through the curtain of leaves; we part our way with batons. A decade...