sofia samatar confronts the elephant

She accepted the reward, the World Fantasy Award 2014, but she added a few words on the man connected with this Award, words about racism and she being a writer of colour. 

Sofia Samatar with the World Fantasy Award. Photo by Nathan Ballingrud.


Read about the impact of her words and what Sofia did write in reflecting on this issue. 

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