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GLIMPSE: the first speculative fiction anthology of Black British writers
November 22, 2022, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glimpse is the first speculative fiction anthology of Black British writers. These ground-breaking short stories include themes which are Afrofuturistic, magic realism and transformational.
This anthology of new short stories, provide a glimpse into hidden worlds and human nature, tantalizing in its mystique and refreshing in its. Secrets are uncovered; creatures are found; bodies buckle, whisper, float; transformation is everything. It’s a glance into different worlds and new lives.
Writers include Award winning and internationally renowned poets and fiction writers including Ioney Smallhorne, Irenoson Okojie, Judith Bryan, Nii Parkes, Patience Agbabi, Pete Kalu, Patricia Cumper, Aisha Phoenix, Akila Richards, Alinah Azadeh, Chantal Oakes, Claudia Monteith, Joshua Idehen, Koye Oyedeji, Melissa Wagner, Muli Amaye, Ronnie McGrath, Katy Massey and Gemma Weekes.
The event will be hosted by Leone Ross, editor of Glimpse.
Glimpse is published by Peepal Tree Press from the Inscribe imprint of Black British writers.
“Glimpse is an exciting book from a community I have admired for years. These brilliant Black British creatives are writing themselves into speculative pasts and futures” Sheree Renée Thomas, Editor of Fantasy and Science Fiction magazine
Leone Ross is a fiction writer and editor. Her latest novel is the New York Times’ Editor’s Choice This One Sky Day/Popisho . Described by the Times Literary Supplement as ‘a master of detail’, her fiction has been nominated for the Women’s Prize, the Goldsmiths award, the RSL Ondjaate award, and the Edge Hill Prize, among others.