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Accomplishments by Sofia Samatar

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • N.K. Jemisin. "The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy." New York Times. Review of The Winged Histories. Feb 23, 2016. (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/28/books/review/on-the-edge-of-gone-by-corinne-duyvis-and-more.html?_r=1)

Publications:

  • The Winged Histories. Easthampton, MA: Small Beer Press, 2016.
  • "Meet Me in Iram." Guillotine. No. 10 November 2015. 3-16.
  • "Skin Feeling." The New Inquiry. Sep 25, 2015. np. (http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/skin-feeling/)
  • "The Closest Thing to Animals." Fireside Fiction. No. 27 September 2015. np. (http://www.firesidefiction.com/issue27/chapter/the-closest-thing-to-animals/)
  • "Tender." OmniVerse. August 2015. np. (http://omniverse.us/fiction-sofia-samatar/)
  • "Writing Queerly: Three Snapshots." Uncanny Magazine. No. 5 July 2015. np. (http://uncannymagazine.com/article/writing-queerly-three-snapshots/)
  • "The Noble Torturer." Bluestockings Magazine. July 2015. (http://bluestockingsmag.com/2015/07/28/the-noble-torturer/)
  • "A Visit with Morgan le Fay." Liminality. No. 4. July 2015. (http://www.liminalitypoetry.com/issue-4-summer-2015/a-visit-with-morgan-le-fay/)
  • "Request for an Extension on the Clarity." Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet. No. 33 July 2015. 36-39.
  • "The Spaces Between Objects: On Weird Fiction and the Interstitial." Weird Fiction Review. February 2015. np. (http://weirdfictionreview.com/2015/02/spaces-objects/)
  • "Ogres of East Africa." Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015. Edited by J. Hill and J. Adams. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. 97-106.
  • "How to Get Back to the Forest." Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015. Edited by J. Hill and J. Adams. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. 1-13.
  • "Global Names, Local Frames: Yahya Haqqi's Qindil Umm Hashim and National Culture." At the Crossroads : Readings of Postcolonial and the Global in African Literature and Visual Art. Edited by G. Negash, A. Frohne, and S. Zadi. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2015. 285-304.
  • "Spectacle of the Other: Recreating A Thousand and One Nights in Film." Fairy-Tale Films Beyond Disney: International Perspectives. Edited by J. Zipes, P. Greenhill, and K. Magnus-Johnston. New York: Routledge, 2015. 34-47.
  • "Olimpia's Ghost." Year's Best Weird Fiction Vol. 1. Edited by L. Barron and M. Kelly. Toronto: Undertow Publications, 2015. 67-77.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Different Shades of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice, and Political Ecology. The Journal of Ecocriticism. 7: 1 (August 2015), 14-15. (http://ojs.unbc.ca/index.php/joe/article/view/1249/1070)

2015

Publications:

  • "Those." Uncanny Magazine. No. 3 March 2015. np. (http://uncannymagazine.com/article/those/)
  • "The White Goddess." Bluestockings Magazine. January 2015. (http://bluestockingsmag.com/2015/01/20/the-white-goddess/)
  • Long-Ear. 10. stonetelling.com: Stone Telling, 2014. (http://stonetelling.com/issue10-jan2014/samatar-long-ear.html)
  • Dawn and the Maiden (Bulgarian translation). with V. Poleganov. Bulgaria: A Gathering of Troubadours, 2014. (http://trubadurs.com/2014/03/03/sofia-samatar-dawn-and-the-maiden-in-bulgarian-140303/)
  • A Girl Who Comes Out of a Chamber at Regular Intervals. Lackington's: Ranylt Richildis, 2014. (http://lackingtons.com/2014/05/13/a-girl-who-comes-out-of-a-chamber-at-regular-intervals-by-sofia-samatar/)
  • The Death of Araweilo. Tor.com: Tor, 2014. (http://www.tor.com/stories/2014/04/the-death-of-araweilo-sofia-samatar)

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Things We Found During the Autopsy. "Things We Found During the Autopsy by Kuzhali Manickavel." Strange Horizons. (October 2014), N/A. (http://www.strangehorizons.com/reviews/2014/10/things_we_found.shtml)
  • Review of: Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture. "Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture by Ytasha L. Womack." Strange Horizons. (Feb 17, 2014), np. (http://www.strangehorizons.com/reviews/2014/02/afrofuturism_th.shtml)
  • Review of: Demonstra. "Demonstra by Bryan Thao Worra." Strange Horizons. (February 2014), N/A. (http://www.strangehorizons.com/reviews/2014/02/demonstra_by_br.shtml)
  • John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. World Science Fiction Convention. 2014. (http://www.thehugoawards.org/hugo-history/2014-hugo-awards/)
  • British Fantasy Award for Best Novel (Robert Holdstock Award). British Fantasy Society. 2014. (http://www.britishfantasysociety.org/british-fantasy-awards/british-fantasy-award-winners-2014/)
  • World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. World Fantasy Convention. 2014. (http://www.worldfantasy.org/awards/)
  • Nonfiction and Poetry Editor. Interfictions: A Journal of Interstitial Arts. 2014. (http://interfictions.com/)
  • "The Empty Globe." Reading at Betalevel. Los Angeles. Dec 19, 2013. (http://betalevel.com/2013/12/19/the-empty-globe/)

2014

Publications:

  • How to Get Back to the Forest. 46. lightspeedmagazine.com: Lightspeed: Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2014. (http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/how-to-get-back-to-the-forest/)
  • Honey Bear. The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy: Prime Books, 2013.
  • How I Met the Ghoul. 15. Eleven Eleven: California College of the Arts, 2013.
  • Olimpia's Ghost. 3. Phantom Drift: Phantom Drift Limited, 2013.

Other Activities:

  • "New Works of Fantasy." Reading at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. Orlando, FL. Mar 20, 2014.
  • William L. Crawford Fantasy Award. International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. 2014. (http://iafa.highpoint.edu/awards/the-iafa-william-l-crawford-fantasy-award/)
  • Review of: Atlas: The Archaeology of an Imaginary City. "Atlas: The Archaeology of an Imaginary City by Dung Kai-Cheung." Strange Horizons. (Sep 13, 2013), np. (http://www.strangehorizons.com/reviews/2013/09/atlas_the_archa.shtml)