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Indigenous Brilliance Issue: Letter from the Editors

Indigenous Brilliance Issue: Letter from the Editors

We asked ourselves what indigeneity meant for us on ministik/Turtle Island, what our work looked like in conversation with global indigeneity and global entanglements of colonialism and imperialism, how Indigenous Brilliance as a collective previously made space, or didn’t make space, for our Afro and Black-Indigenous kin. The issue, then, became a space for these questions to be explored, centred, and interrogated, and the result is a physical testament to the brilliance of every Black, Indigenous, and Afro-Indigenous creative celebrated throughout these pages, and all those they carry with them in their work.

Fiction Contest 2021: The Shortlist

Fiction Contest 2021: The Shortlist

Five writers have made our 2021 Fiction Contest Shortlist. A big thank you to our esteemed judge, Jenny Heijun Wills, for her careful consideration, and congrats to these talented writers!   We Climbed Up Glaciers, by Rayne Weinstein Love with Responsibility, by...

Fiction Contest 2021: The Longlist

Fiction Contest 2021: The Longlist

The time has come for us to share the longlisted pieces from our 2021 Fiction Contest. Congratulations to the following thirteen writers, and thank you to all those who submitted their work! Chitlin, by Chloe Copti Love with Responsibility, by Alana Rigby...

On Speculative Fiction: An Interview with Augur Mag

On Speculative Fiction: An Interview with Augur Mag

Augur Mag is a homegrown, volunteer-run speculative fiction magazine that focuses on giving a platform and voice to authors, characters and themes generally underrepresented in the speculative fiction scene, and encourage underrepresented authors to submit their...

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44.3 Indigenous Brilliance cover

ROOM 44.3, Indigenous Brilliance
Edited by Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros, Emily Dundas Oke, Jessica Johns, Patricia Massy & Jaye Simpson

In This Issue: Afuwa, Binish Ahmed, Jamaica Baldwin, Mariam Barry, Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros, Jo Billows, Brandi Bird, Jaime Blankinship, Moe Butterfly, Juanita Cordova, ‘Cúagilákv (Jess Housty), Francine Cunningham, Em Day, Amah Cynthia Dongo (A.C.D.), Justin Ducharme, Meghan Eaker, Edzi’u, Ooleepeeka Eegeesiak, Prudence Emudianughe, Jenny Ferguson, Sunkosi Galay-Tamang, Hannah Victoria Gentes, Ciana Hamilton, Whess Harman, Karlene Harvey (Holy Smoookes), Ocean Hyland, Wanda John-Kehewin, Samantha Jones, Valeen Jules, Jónína Kirton, Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ, KL Lyons, Lucy Mahoney, Samantha Martin-Bird, Hailey Bird Matheson, Amber McCrary, Frankie McDonald, Nahanni McKay, Tiffany Morris, Samantha Nock, Leece Oliver, Michelle Porter, Gretchen Potter, Tricia Rainwater-Tutwiler, Sado.thestrange, Reanna Lorraine Savard, Kayla Shaggy, Madeson Singh, Toni Giselle Stuart, Kay Thomas, jaz whitford, Senaqwila Wyss, Cheyenne Wyzzard-Jones, Sussan Yáñez – Kallfümalen

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