A native of Memphis, Sheree Renée Thomas attended Rhodes College, where she first read Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred in a slavery and literature class. She later studied at New York University’s Publishing program and the Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center in Manhattan. Thomas edited fiction and wrote jacket copy at Random House, reimagining her creative vision. Her groundbreaking black science fiction series, Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora, was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and winner of the 2001 World Fantasy Award. Dark Matter: Reading the Bones was honored with the 2005 World Fantasy Award. A Clarion West alum, Thomas has been awarded fiction and poetry fellowships from Cave Canem, Ledig House, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Look for her stories and poems in numerous anthologies and literary journals, and in Shotgun Lullabies, her first chapbook. http://www.aqueductpress.com/
author and editor (Shotgun Lullabies, Dark Matter series, poetry editor at Strange Horizons)
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