Nisi Shawl

Nisi Shawl is the author of Everfair and dozens of short stories, many of which can be found in the Otherwise Award winning and World Fantasy Award nominated collection Filter House. Nisi is the co-editor of Stories for Chip and Strange Matings: Octavia E. Butler, Feminism, Science Fiction, and African American Voices. They are the recipient of the World Fantasy Award, Locus Award, British Fantasy Award, Ignyte Award, and Brave New Words Award for their work editing the acclaimed anthology New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color. They are a founding member of the Carl Brandon Society and have served on the board for the Clarion West writing workshop.

Nisi developed the Writing the Other workshop with Cynthia Ward, and has taught it for over a decade in person and online.