About The Speaker
Chinelo Onwualu is a Nigerian writer and editor living in Toronto. She's the non-fiction editor of Anathema, a speculative magazine for queer people of colour, and co-founder of Omenana, a magazine of African Speculative Fiction. She's also former chief spokesperson for the African Speculative Fiction Society. She attended the 2014 Clarion West Writers Workshop as the recipient of the Octavia E. Butler Scholarship. Her short stories have been featured in Slate.com, Uncanny, Strange Horizons, The Kalahari Review, and Brittle Paper as well as in several anthologies including the Locus Award-winning New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction from People of Colour. She's been nominated for the British Science Fiction Awards, the Nommo Awards for African Speculative Fiction, and the Short Story Day Africa Award. You can find her on her website at: www.chineloonwualu.com or follow her on Twitter @chineloonwualu.
FMK: Fictional Character Edition
I plead the 5th on this one…
Favorite Book Quote
“I know who I am, and who I may be – if I choose.” from Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes