People of Color


First, super exciting news: we’ve hit our primary funding goal! This means Kaleidoscope will definitely be made! THANK YOU to everyone who has shown us support! At the end of this post, there’s a special video of Julia’s cat celebrating this amazing milestone! We do still have a day left to aim for our stretch goals, too, so if you haven’t backed us yet, now is an EXCELLENT time! We love hearing about other...

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Kaleidoscope is just $400 away from opening our public submissions call! In the meantime, we’ve asked Sofia Samatar to tell us about her Kaleidoscope story. _________ Eleven Thoughts on “Walkdog” 1. This is an autobiographical story. It takes place in South Orange, NJ, where I grew up, and I pictured my own house and school as I was writing. I wanted to write about that place, where I was pretty unhappy in middle school and high...

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We’ve reached our halfway point! In case you missed it, we also made the announcement that we’re adding Science Fiction stories to the mix! We have just a week left in our Pozible campaign, so please keep those pledges coming! Today we have a guest post by Fabio Fernandez, editor of We See a Different Frontier. Diversity is The New Normal (Only It Isn’t) By Fabio Fernandes When I had the idea for the title of the...

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At WorldCon in August, Julia talked to several people about why diversity in YA and SF is important. You can see some of those people in the Why Diversity Matters video on our Pozible page, but we couldn’t fit everyone into that video! Today, we wanted to share Guadalupe Garcia McCall’s words about her own writing. At her reading during WorldCon, Guadalupe talked about how she took the story of the Odyssey, and infused it...

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