Thomas, Sheree Renée

Tagged: Author | Editor

(1972-    ) US author, poet, artist and editor who began to publish work of genre interest with "How Sukie Cross de Big Wata" in Mojo: Conjure Stories (anth 2003) edited by Nalo Hopkinson. Her stories and poems are collected in Shotgun Lullabies: Stories & Poems (coll 2011), Sleeping Under the Tree of Life (coll 2011) and Nine Bar Blues: Stories from an Ancient Future (coll 2020), the latter volume focusing on Memphis, where she was born. Her Dark Matter anthologies, notable twenty-first-century showcases of Afrofuturism combining original material with classic reprints, are Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora (anth 2000) and Dark Matter: Reading the Bones (New York: Warner Aspect, 2004). Both won the World Fantasy Award for best anthology. [DRL]

Sheree Renée Thomas

born Memphis, Tennessee: 30 September 1972




works as editor


Dark Matter

about the author

  • Jenn Brissett. "Creating Dark Matter: An Interview with Sheree Renée Thomas" (February 2009 Strange Horizons) [mag/]


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