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Nisi Shawl @NisiShawl Social Justice Warrior

Award-winning sf/f author; Clarion West alumna; singer; teacher; reviewer; editor; co-founder of the Carl Brandon Society; lover of MJ; they/them.

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Joined Twitter 8/2/09


Another awesome team that will shape your writing for good! @NisiShawl and @tinytempest are the dynamic duo behind… https://t.co/U7B3FEikJ9
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlGood news! Science Friday Book Club is reading NewSuns New Suns, Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color, e… https://t.co/XrIQPmw846
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl"Writing Hope in Times of Trouble" with nods and thanks to @Asimovs_SF @BookSwellClub @misscecil @mattkresselhttps://t.co/aXD8ipB7vV
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl"There’s nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.” - Octavia E. Butler. Book now for the 19 Nov premiere… https://t.co/iNkNVZF4DD
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl“Someone else may be better equipped to tell the story you’re hesitating over—in fact, they may have already told i… https://t.co/YzfOhg6pK8
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @marybethdecker Thank you!"Here’s what’s wrong with the way some people ask me about [their concerns regarding writing the Other]: they frame… https://t.co/qgfrBse0w8
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlFurther Thoughts on Writing About Someone Else’s Culture and Experience. @NisiShawl responds and expands on the es… https://t.co/KdLqW4cHNA
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl"Here’s what’s wrong with the way some people ask me about [Writing the Other]: they frame their queries as if the… https://t.co/pAAcneEyPz
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @SistersOfSciFi @NisiShawl @SteffiDiem @DrSamiSchalk @QueendomofMab “Everfair” is amazing.
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @UnicornPDX @SistersOfSciFi @SteffiDiem @DrSamiSchalk @QueendomofMab Thank you! @SteffiDiem @DrSamiSchalk @QueendomofMab Everfair by @NisiShawl is a personal favorite. It’s one of those “if the h… https://t.co/Yzw7S8rPNa
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @kala_guess @procrastnwriter Smart recommendation! There's a treasure trove of resources for writing characters out… https://t.co/rXLevIGZMl
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10/28
2020
The wonderful @NisiShawl with @writingtheother wrote a response to my essay about writing characters with very diff… https://t.co/la8TcjOFde
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl"This part of the creative process is about how your work affects the world." Author @NisiShawl continues the conv… https://t.co/YUKzs4PsLw
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl"The Sentient Squid Scholarship allowed me to attend the Building Inclusive Worlds course. It changed the way I loo… https://t.co/583OfXH93A
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl#WTOResources The Cultural Appropriation Primer by K. Tempest Bradford https://t.co/2mtj8JW4Sy
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10/27
2020
Hey #SciFriBookClub! We're taping our interview w/ @NisiShawl & @Museum_SciFi's Aisha Matthews on Zoom today @ 1pm… https://t.co/eHknKpWqeL
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl#WTOResources on Intersectionality and Characterization - learn how this framework can help you create fuller chara… https://t.co/SrTuxLmhY7
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10/26
2020
#WTOResources on the WtO YouTube channel: "Writing Fat Characters" wherein author Marianne Kirby talks about fat ch… https://t.co/z2lwbiIB57
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl“I made a vow when I started reading in public to always sing as part of my performance.” @NisiShawl captures my he… https://t.co/KBdoKWAqUu
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlEver had an agent or editor tell you they can't rep/buy a manuscript w/ diverse characters because it isn't… https://t.co/8wmWqgmC15
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @endorphinique Thank you! @manuscriptgal @VinceHaig @ShearmanRobert @itsneonyang @NBallingrud @paulGtremblay @Stevevolkwriter @effjayem Thank you!With mememememe! https://t.co/Ax3DNSduQL @DStone2RC Yes! Thank you!
10/25
2020
@kmveohongs Thank you! @AllysonsVoice Thank you, awesome Allyson! @dobidox Thank you! @LesleyMWheeler @AqueductPress Timmi knows! Yay! And thank you! @CChrisrose Thank you! @WriterNancyJane @AqueductPress Yes! Thank you! @AqueductPress is included among the best independent press. Also @NisiShawl’s New Suns anthology is nominated. Hoo… https://t.co/XZVu7rkZgv
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @StinaLeicht @AlixEHarrow @tazmuir @garethlpowell @tadethompson @AnnVanderMeer @jeffvandermeer @aliettedbhttps://t.co/r0E0N3n0wJ @lcameron4435 Thank you! @john_chu Thank you! @GayathriKWrites Thank you!We’ve been shortlisted for Best Independent Press 🎉 AND @NisiShawl’s New Suns is up for Best Anthology 🥳 We’re thri… https://t.co/Lr8IuI2z5Q
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @Ebonyteach @DanielleGembala @aliettedb Aww, thank you! @fabiofernandes Thank you! @WriterOdell Indeedy! @KevinJFellows Thank you! @IndrapramitDas @manuscriptgal @itsneonyang @tadethompson @cyborgyndroid @NBallingrud @aliettedb Thank you! Isn't it awesome? @MulletBraid @aliettedb @UrsulaV Thank you! @DanielleGembala @aliettedb @Ebonyteach Yes, so wonderful! Thank you! @pronouncedLAHra @AlixEHarrow @tadethompson @AlasdairStuart Thank you!Wow! Happy and unexpected news! https://t.co/3xfClFnQXFThis was a wonderful and needed panel. Thank you @jennbrissett, @jruoxichen, @joykim, @srgruber, @MsUppityness,… https://t.co/anpLihSKWz
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10/24
2020
This week’s #SciFriBookClub takes us to another planet, introduces us to aliens, and confronts us with questions ab… https://t.co/ONpg2MAXWr
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlJoin us, Monday, on the next Zoom recording for our radio show: Oct 26 at 1pm ET/10am PT It's a #SciFriBookClub co… https://t.co/BywqZCj1Jd
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlHad a lovely time chatting with Christie Taylor and Aisha Matthews about my story in @NisiShawl's NEW SUNS for the… https://t.co/zArf3LejF9
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlJoin Aliette de Bodard, Amal El-Mohtar, and Michi Trota as they explore appropriation, colonialism, consumption, an… https://t.co/2cWETfz1ac
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlLast day to get your proposals in for The Material Life of Time. Join Karan Barad, On Barak, Karim-Aly Kassam, Rahu… https://t.co/MaASnjDDt0
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10/23
2020
#WTOResources vid: Writing Fat Characters – An Interview With Marianne Kirby. She talks about why she uses the term… https://t.co/XA8dIuLydw
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlWe have decided that my relationship title to the daughter of my sister is now officially that of "wunkle." Because… https://t.co/BIIQY0wUx1Our next event of the season: ESCAPE with @MargaretAtwood, Rion Amilcar Scott, and @NisiShawl, moderated by… https://t.co/b9B3fixkMV
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @penfaulkner @MargaretAtwood @MorganJerkins Will try to be as amazing as everyone else.Yes, this is actually happening. I will be moderating a conversation with @MargaretAtwood, @NisiShawl, and… https://t.co/g00kvVctUk
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10/22
2020
Uhm....how did The Windup Girl shape the genre? Do you mean in the sense that it taught us what colonialism looks l… https://t.co/pHAZVc7l9m
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlThrilled to say the anthology New Suns, edited by @NisiShawl , received the Ignyte Award from Fiyah Magazine. It in… https://t.co/Mo1YBVEM0I
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlListen to the Writing Excuses podcast episode on colonialism and how it affects writers from majority AND marginlai… https://t.co/p1ClKviqVs
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl"With pre-teen twins and a single-income household, there’s not a lot of money to spare on professional development… https://t.co/yMZbh0hIOH
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @geolizzy Just finished New Suns, ed @NisiShawl Diverse contemporary speculative fiction. @scifri are currently re… https://t.co/E9kjLwUz0j
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10/21
2020
Listen to WtO teacher K. Tempest Bradford in conversation with author TJ Berry about writing bisexual characters on… https://t.co/WtqBtVTGbZ
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlIn this episode author Nicola Griffith discusses how to faithfully represent people with physical disabilities thro… https://t.co/haTXiem0h1
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl#NovaScotian writer #CharlesSaunders remembered for journalism, groundbreaking fantasy #CharlesRSaundershttps://t.co/Cvn5fdf45I
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10/20
2020
#WritingTheOther Weekend Intensive with Nisi Shawl and K Tempest Bradford! Nov 20-22 $325 Scholarships available… https://t.co/yA281qJ5wX
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @nkjemisin @tithenai @terriwindling @tinytempest @fiyahlitmag And to you! An honor to be mentioned in the same mouthful!#WTOResources on our YouTube channel: "Family, Culture, & KidLit" wherein authors Shveta Thakrar & K. Tempest Bradf… https://t.co/bkLiU2rsjI
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlWent hogwild tonight and drank a second bottle of kombucha.
10/19
2020
In our new Writing Fat Characters Master Class, authors Marianne Kirby and Meg Elison will teach you how to avoid w… https://t.co/rWN4h94KXe
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlSuper excited to announce that the wonderful @NisiShawl has agreed to keynote our #materiallifeoftime conference Ma… https://t.co/gxsttNEakt
Retweeted by Nisi ShawlIn conjunction with Clarion West we're giving a weekend intensive to cap off the year! Join us Nov 20-22 to learn a… https://t.co/inyDJm17QL
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl"Worldbuilding is not a sterile exercise in immutable logic and rules. It's not just about economics and informatio… https://t.co/QCfw9J4G5i
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @Suna_Dasi @fiyahlitmag Aww shucks! It was fun work! @tithenai @terriwindling @tinytempest @nkjemisin @fiyahlitmag Yes, thank you, Divine One, and rousing, giggly congratulations all round! @levarburton @fiyahlitmag And congratulations twice to your, dear man!"Cultural appropriation includes people positioning otherness as exotic, high-priced consumables that contribute to… https://t.co/XUTyKLtzhw
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @rorstill Thank you! @IndrapramitDas @strangehorizons And next weel Science Friday discusses your New Suns story!Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the inaugural #IgnyteAwards, including the @strangehorizons tea… https://t.co/pUVUFhsG49
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @terriwindling @tithenai @tinytempest @nkjemisin @fiyahlitmag Thank you! @Penprince_ @tinytempest Thank you!
10/18
2020
@LionessElise Thank you! @fictograph @JohnPicacio @silviamg @RoanhorseBex @levarburton @tithenai @TananariveDue @fiyahlitmag @Ellethevillain Thank you! @fictograph @JohnPicacio @silviamg @RoanhorseBex @levarburton @tithenai @TananariveDue @fiyahlitmag @Ellethevillain True dat! @BowtiesBooks @CarolineYoachim Thank you, and no worries re: misgendering. Trying to clean up the bios, but it is so messy! @JohnPicacio @silviamg @RoanhorseBex @levarburton @fictograph @tithenai @TananariveDue @fiyahlitmag @Ellethevillain Thank you! @B_Crilly @tithenai @maxgladstone @RoanhorseBex @levarburton Thank you! I'm so chuffed at @levarburton's win, too! @SarahPinsker Thank you, Sarah! @remymura @fiyahlitmag Thank you, Remy! @marneechua Thank you, Marnee!BOOOM! Another one for @NisiShawl and NEW SUNS. Best Anthology! THEY CANNOT BE STOPT!!
Retweeted by Nisi Shawl @TochiTrueStory Just tryna keep up with you! @MariaHaskins Thank you! @seraph76 Thank you! @wordfey Thank you, and same back! @tinytempest Couldn't have done it without you! @Magicknegro Thank you! And you helped! @Tiffscribes Thank you!
10/17
2020

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