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Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @Nnedi The Greeny Jungle

The Naijamerican PhD-holding, World Fantasy, Hugo, Nebula, Eisner Award-winning rudimentary cyborg writer of africanfuturism, africanjujuism & Marvel’s Shuri

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Joined Twitter 9/28/08


My middle grade novel IKENGA is an NPR Best Book of 2020, 😊. #africanjujuism Full list: https://t.co/jRyswMgE33 https://t.co/aleVd51qaf
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12/5
2020
@RJP757 odd thing to say here."A group of young men claiming to be Christians have posted a video of themselves tearing down a mysterious monolit… https://t.co/qqrr1voAlRThis is why we can't have nice things. 🙄 Mscheeeeew. Certain people are so fragile. https://t.co/5VvLE7oo58An interview with my adult novels editor, the amazing Betsy Wollheim. ❤️ Fun fact: She read WHO FEARS DEATH in 20… https://t.co/h1xkJHYRLf @brodiegal @PeriwinkleChuk1 yep! and see how well it works. :-D! @BridhC @PeriwinkleChuk1 Accurate, lol.It's been a looooong week of focused editing and writing. I've been on my computer so much...and my cat has had ENO… https://t.co/cQr2QFj4XROn Dec. 4, 1969, Chicago Black Panthers Fred Hampton and Mark Clark were assassinated by Chicago Police and the FBI https://t.co/N3FZL1dixd
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDYes, please. #JackBlack https://t.co/lnBcjJn8YI @spacepilot cicadas are harmless. they do nothing but come out of the earth, sing, fly around, mate and die. humans… https://t.co/UpDS6hnBLx
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @spacepilot cicadas are harmless. they do nothing but come out of the earth, sing, fly around, mate and die. humans… https://t.co/UpDS6hnBLx...Peacock spiders (my favorite spider in the world!) are from Australia, too. 😊 https://t.co/H3eZqhXwbJOf COURSE these types are in Australia, haha. I really need to get there one of these days. Though, I've heard abo… https://t.co/YGwB4EY23uLook at that! So awesome. https://t.co/YxbW5XYfDPMagnificent!!! 😍 Oh the glorious ...melodies these enormous cicadas must sing. 🎤 https://t.co/9icXVBykPfMy middle grade novel IKENGA is an NPR Best Book of 2020, 😊. #africanjujuism Full list: https://t.co/jRyswMgE33 https://t.co/aleVd51qaf @acoliver I’m sure he’s aware.In this moment in time, this tweet sounds terrifying. 😷 https://t.co/HrDQLPluUp @paix120 @PhilCulliton This is all you really need if you want a definition: https://t.co/9OJwSKcqPD @paix120 @PhilCulliton Many thanks. But I don’t write afrofuturism, I write africanfuturism. Yes, there is a difference. 😊👍🏾
12/4
2020
shaddap. https://t.co/j4azclmTzm @Khronick904 @netflix Cuties was a FANTASTIC film. Stop whining.this is the EXACT kind of absurdity that leaves me laughing for hours. 🤣🤣🤣🤣!! "People ‘Criticized’ How This Artist Drew Bird Legs, So He Trolled Them By “Fixing” The Legs"… https://t.co/Sd1jhhA3k4 @BlacOfCapLife Yeah, agreed. I spent waaaaaaay too much time thinking about it, haha. Monologue sounds better, though....excuse me, my own inner monologue, not dialogue.Sounds like my own inner dialogue whenever I see this man. 😆 https://t.co/n5CfwPEcSEplease don't express feeling sorry for me and what i dealt with. i'm speaking my experience and honoring nalo. no place for negatives. @Jpullen19 thanks, but i don't need apologies for this. it's part of my journey (i've got a ba, two masters and a p… https://t.co/n8bwlBWw6tAlso, Midnight Robber remains one of my favorite novels. Nalo has many amazing works, but THIS one, omg. https://t.co/02rDRRbyokI have always written what I will write. Even when professors I respected told me not to. But meeting Nalo and then… https://t.co/H5bsZDvzKnNalo was the one who told me about the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers workshop. This was when I was en… https://t.co/v1pgB2w7O7We are literally forgetting what courage means, as a society. It should center societal good, not the powerful. So… https://t.co/YsWvUoJwty
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDThis is a Leti Lewis appreciation post. Stream Lovecraft Country now on @hbomax. https://t.co/UpuE3mYFAr
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @cephalopadawan @PeriwinkleChuk1 thank goodness he'll never be in your house. 😃 @rtapley @PeriwinkleChuk1 he forgave me about an hour after we got home, when he crawled onto my lap and went to sl… https://t.co/UaRpuIxdc6I was in my bed about to go to sleep and I decided to check on my cat via his CatCam. I instantly regretted doing s… https://t.co/p0Jbf3LLPqPreemptive tweet: Note there’s no question mark at the end of the last sentence in my tweet...because it’s a statem… https://t.co/rdHXLtmNRqI really don’t care what’s “trending” on @netflix. Choosing what I’ll watch has never been a popularity contest for… https://t.co/aAz97ScNdU @WztSharmuta @netflix @marsgirl42 Ah, there she is. Hi @marsgirl42! You are amazing! 😀! @Norbrookc @Floja_Roja Because those individuals WANT to hear that. THAT’S my point. No matter what you say, they w… https://t.co/30SU13aeeI
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @Norbrookc @Floja_Roja Because those individuals WANT to hear that. THAT’S my point. No matter what you say, they w… https://t.co/30SU13aeeIIt was just wonderful to listen to @levarburton's brilliant interview with the extraordinary @Nnedi in this very la… https://t.co/vmJwDXvphP
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD"Saturn from Titan" by Chesley Bonestell, 1944. https://t.co/vo40o52aDL
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDIt's just like now asking sane people to reach out and listen to and empathize with racists, sexists, homophobes, t… https://t.co/vsQNQJESwcSo much time is spent on how to cater to people who don't even WANT positive change. F*ck that.True. But let' be honest, those who criticize "defund the police" are people who don't listen to those who EXPLAIN… https://t.co/0OUlQYQl2i😊 I hope one appears in the Sahara desert. https://t.co/7h5P1a13Sk @WztSharmuta @netflix @marsgirl42 oh good! i was hoping it hear from someone who'd watched it! yay!! i'm watching it tonight. 😃
12/3
2020
Want to escape into a world of #SciFi? Join us 12/9, 5pm ET for our #HolidayLecture, “Imagining Different Worlds:… https://t.co/PGEYV9sPwQ
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDA velvet spider. And it’s in attack mode, so it’s expecting your fear, 😅. But isn’t it pretty, too? 🕷 Photo credit… https://t.co/xpHWMulVPoREMOTE CONTROL (January 2021) 1. Set in near-future Ghana. 2. Features the Adopted Daughter of Death. 4. Has a robo… https://t.co/LzMkU3PMab
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDMy novella REMOTE CONTROL is scheduled for release in January 2021. Please, let's not do that thing of categorizi… https://t.co/vQhyHlM0bs
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDSarcastic Fringeheads aren’t only famous for their strange names, but also their incredible display behaviors in wh… https://t.co/6o5kH2SPlc
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDOMG, @Netflix, what glorious series is this? 😃! #AlienWorlds https://t.co/fjNEJovRvUREMOTE CONTROL (January 2021) 1. Set in near-future Ghana. 2. Features the Adopted Daughter of Death. 4. Has a robo… https://t.co/LzMkU3PMabMy novella REMOTE CONTROL is scheduled for release in January 2021. Please, let's not do that thing of categorizi… https://t.co/vQhyHlM0bsjust wanted to see what that looked like. 😆𖢑 @DanMalebrancheX The candy is vile, but I'd rather eat the vile candy than kill this lovely Earthling.I'm glad to have this insect in the world. I cannot say the same for the candy. 😆 https://t.co/2MXD8mfUqSIt’s been a long exhausting day of meeting prep and then meetings. Finally done. Time to give some time to the Spac… https://t.co/mrijfi8ToA
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @Nnedi I can finally spill the beans! 😂 https://t.co/Ji14SLZQO1
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @meetingfaith Saw it already on the app, heeheehee! I’m totally going to listen to it tonight!! Congratulations!!🎊This is fantastic news!! One of my fav authors! https://t.co/fyDkPW9DKxY’all go listen to this story! I finally finished it this morning. Nnedi Okorafor is so talented. Going to tune int… https://t.co/ZNynduZPor
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @levarburton @Nnedi My, my, my! That interview with @Nnedi was WONDERFUL! Such juicy nuggets of info in there. 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @Nnedi I got a chance to listen to this today and I was so inspired by your absolute joy for the story and the inte… https://t.co/D8dAfsXFAB
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12/2
2020
A new ep of #LeVarBurtonReads is in your feed - my convo with @Nnedi about her amazing story "Mother of Invention",… https://t.co/BaXBBdUINn
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDThere’s a great horned owl hooting outside my window again. 😃 https://t.co/btAmuXx4qKIt’s been a long exhausting day of meeting prep and then meetings. Finally done. Time to give some time to the Spac… https://t.co/mrijfi8ToASankofa pins for my forthcoming novella REMOTE CONTROL. So pretty, 😊. "Sankofa’s reputation precedes her as she m… https://t.co/mwi0NGEfcn
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDA free (and *legal*...yes, this matters very much) download of the Africanfuturism Anthology is available on the… https://t.co/wfombmUoCw
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDBlack Lives Matter also means: 1) Any vaccine must have efficacy for those w high blood pressure & diabetes 2) Prio… https://t.co/xvfa6FnAeh
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDSigh...😔. https://t.co/FJLLRfkd81 @BlindArchivist We’ll see, lol. 😆 @AndreaMGradiz ...no duh. Thought it was clear that the my tweet takes all the news about the monolith into consideration.
12/1
2020
It’s shown up somewhere else on Earth? Ok, now I’m interested. 😃https://t.co/VkYbePoJhW“I’m the queen of the world!” https://t.co/jugsOlKFkrYes. Legal matters! https://t.co/fqQGZ4nGKK
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDBREAKING: Pennsylvania Has Announced That Trump Lost the State for a Third Time 'Just to Rub It In'
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @rica460 these worlds live in me, so it's not that difficult, once i make the mental shift. no notes needed. @SparklyShiny @tordotcom 😊 nice! btw, the pins are still available.“When these things happen, it’s not your fault. It’s not your fault. There are people who are not cool with you exi… https://t.co/zO6O8xz5gb
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDI'm switching gears from editing the 3rd novel in the Akata series to focusing on the Binti TV series. Phew. Moving… https://t.co/aKEe49RgrTOrange is the New Black star Laverne Cox says "it's not safe if you're a trans person" after being caught up in a t… https://t.co/qBgV5TvTFr
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD🌍🌕💫🦊 @tordotcom is giving these away through 11:59 PM ET on Monday, January 18, 2021, while supplies last.… https://t.co/umzJxkPQh6Sankofa pins for my forthcoming novella REMOTE CONTROL. So pretty, 😊. "Sankofa’s reputation precedes her as she m… https://t.co/mwi0NGEfcnA free (and *legal*...yes, this matters very much) download of the Africanfuturism Anthology is available on the… https://t.co/wfombmUoCw @GermMiller Yes, HE is....and check out their resumes! Impressive! https://t.co/VP9cwzO3oeI promised you a video of today's solar event. Here it is! Watch how the plasma rains down, guided by the sun's mag… https://t.co/vXam9jVbzL
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD🦸 🇳🇬 🇺🇸 📚Les aventures de Shuri, scientifique de génie du Wakanda et soeur de T'Challa, par l'autrice de science fi… https://t.co/ZzpNpLKOJd
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhDIf you want to enjoy comic books... Feet Comixology app and enjoy comics like ever before... You don't believe me?… https://t.co/f4xRGk9rVv
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD📣 ¡NOTICIA! El 25/1/21 publicamos #GuerreraAkata (secuela de #BrujaAkata), de la ganadora del World Fantasy Award… https://t.co/lLXvVOT4M4
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD*Chuckle*, do you really have to ask? 😏🕷 https://t.co/djL5D2TRd5 @andoh_adjoa Greetings, Adjoa.😊 Will send soon. Just inundated with various deadlines. Can only realistically handle one thing at a time.If The Leftovers happened in 2020 it’d be a single episode where everyone just said “It’s only 2% of the population… https://t.co/cp38mXhc6m
Retweeted by Nnedi Okorafor, PhD @laurasullivan44 @beccastareyes Yep. I don’t even dialogue with people like that anymore. They want to justify instead of listen.
11/30
2020

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