Kira Jane Buxton
Kira Jane Buxton’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, NewYorker.com, McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, Huffington Post, and more. She calls the tropical utopia of Seattle home and spends her time with three cats, a dog, two crows, a charm of hummingbirds, and a husband.
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Science fiction is often called the premiere popular story form of modernity—and with good reason. Stories about sleek spaceships, strange new worlds, and exotic alien others give us a chance to see our selves and our own world from fresh new perspectives—and they give us ways to share those insights with others across centuries, continents, and cultures. Join us as we explore the power of science fiction to teach us new things about the past and present and to imagine better futures for all.
Milton Davis is an award winning Black Speculative fiction writer and owner of MVmedia, LLC, a small publishing company specializing in science fiction, fantasy and sword and soul. Milton is the author of 19 novels and the editor and co-editor of nine anthologies. Milton Davis and Balogun Ojetade won the 2014 Urban Action Showcase Award for Best Script; Milton’s story ‘The Swarm’ was nominated for the 2018 British Science Fiction Association Award for Short Fiction.