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Ember Award

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Ignyte Interview Series: Tananarive Due

The Ignyte Ember Award celebrates the unsung contributions of people in the speculative fiction community. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, Tananarive Due is an award-winning author who teaches Black Horror and Afrofuturism at UCLA. She is an executive producer on Shudder’s groundbreaking documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror. A leading voice in black […]

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Ignyte Interview Series: LeVar Burton

The Ignyte Ember Award celebrates the unsung contributions of people in the speculative fiction community. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, LeVar Burton is an Actor, Director, Educator & Cofounder of the award-winning Skybrary App, host and Executive Producer of PBS’s Reading Rainbow and lifelong children’s literacy advocate. He hosts the engaging LeVar Burton Reads which […]

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Ignyte Interview Series: Nisi Shawl

The Ignyte Ember Award celebrates the unsung contributions of people in the speculative fiction community. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, Nisi Shawl is a journalist and writer of science fiction and fantasy short stories. Alongside Cynthia Ward, they are the co-author of WRITING THE OTHER: Bridging Cultural Differences for Successful Fiction. Their short stories have […]

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Ignyte Interview Series: Keidra Chaney

The Ignyte Ember Award celebrates the unsung contributions of people in the speculative fiction community. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, Keidra Chaney is a writer and communicator with a career track record in communications and media for non-profit and advocacy organizations. She has a personal interest and passion for issues including feminism, disability rights, mental […]

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Ignyte Interview Series: Malon Edwards

The Ignyte Ember Award celebrates the unsung contributions of people in the speculative fiction community. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, Malon Edwards has served the community as a writer, editor, and grant administrator for the Speculative Literature Foundation for years, getting sometimes much-needed funds to marginalized writers to help them pursue their projects. We are […]

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