Unsorted because I did a tonne of work today:
Cheryl Wollner interviews Megan Milks.
Phenderson Djèlí Clark on the Fireside Report and submitting to SF markets as a black writer.
Mildly concerned that this piece by Ben Panko has a tagline from a cheesy movie, but that is the world we are in now.
Molly Smith on the links between criminalisation and violence against sex workers.
Maya Goodfellow on misogynoir and attacks on Diane Abbott.
Janet Stickmon advises aliens on creating a library of books with black characters for children.
Gee Imaan Semmalar on the various problems with India’s recent bill for the protection of trans people’s rights.
Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib on Frank Ocean’s deferred album, thirst and performative longing.
Praveen Gopal Krishnan on immigration, property and precarity in the Gulf.
Nisi Shawl, Ayana Jamieson and Cauleen Smith discuss the legacy of Octavia Butler.
Some good things in the South Asian Writing special issue of 91st Meridian, but these Uday Prakash poems, translated by Roomy Naqvy, are my favourite.
I haven’t thought through this piece on the futures of nuclear criticism by Daniel Cordle yet, but there is much there that is relevant to my interests and probably yours as well.