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Ember Award

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Ignyte Interview Series 2021: Tananarive Due

The Ignyte Ember Award celebrates the unsung contributions of people in the speculative fiction community. We’re ecstatic to welcome Tananarive Due back for her second Ember Award nomination. She 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 […]

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Ignyte Interview Series 2021: Clarion West

The Ignyte Ember Award celebrates the unsung contributions of people in the speculative fiction community. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, Clarion West has served the community as an iconic educational program focused on speculative fiction. We are honored to count Clarion among our finalists and have interviewed the team here about their work. Clarion West […]

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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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