Free Class: Introduction to Rewriting Utopias with Chinelo Onwualu
This hour-long lecture will provide a brief overview of how climate fiction can embody hope and justice by creating worlds that acknowledge historical wrongs while amplifying those voices and perspectives that continue to be most affected by systems of oppression.
Want more depth? Check out the full, two-session class: Rewriting Utopias: Rethinking Climate Narratives for a More Radical Future with Chinelo Onwualu
About the Instructor:
Chinelo Onwualu is a writer, editor, and unrepentant dog person living in Toronto, Canada. She is the non-fiction editor of Anathema Magazine and co-founder of Omenana, a magazine of African speculative fiction, and the former chief spokesperson for the African Speculative Fiction Society. She attended the Clarion West Writers Workshop in 2014 and was the recipient of the Octavia E. Butler Scholarship. Her writing has been featured in several anthologies and magazines, including Uncanny Magazine, Strange Horizons, The Kalahari Review, and Brittle Paper. She has been nominated for the British Science Fiction Awards, the Nommo Awards for African Speculative Fiction, and the Short Story Day Africa Award.