Dogfish presents Nisi Shawl at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, at Dogfish Headquarters (2448 N Villere Street).
Nisi Shawl is the co-author of Writing the Other: A Practical Approach, and teaches a workshop based on the book. She co-edited Strange Matings: Science Fiction, Feminism, African American Voices, and Octavia E. Butler; and, Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delaney. Since its inception, Shawl has been the Reviews Editor for feminist literary quarterly Cascadia Subduction Zone.
Her acclaimed alternate history/steampunk novel, Everfair, was a 2016 Tor publication. Her collection Filter House co-won the James Tiptree Jr. Award. She has been a Guest of Honor for WisCon, the Science Fiction Research Association’s convention, and Austin’s Armadillocon.
Nisi Shawl is a founder of the Carl Brandon Society, a nonprofit supporting the presence of people of color in the fantastic genres; she also serves on its board of directors.