Sheree Renée Thomas is an award-winning short fiction writer, poet, and editor with fellowships and residencies from the Millay Colony of Arts, Bread Loaf Environmental, VCCA, and Smith College. Her work appears in Sycorax’s Daughters, Do Not Go Quietly, Memphis Noir, Stories for Chip, So Long Been Dreaming, Ghost Fishing, The Ringing Ear (University of Georgia Press), Apex Magazine, Fiyah, Fireside, Strange Horizons, Harvard’s Transition, Callaloo, and The New York Times. She edited the Dark Matter speculative fiction volumes that won two World Fantasy Awards. Her short story collection, Sleeping Under the Tree of Life (Aqueduct Press) was longlisted for the 2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Award and honored with a Publishers Weekly Starred Review. Shotgun Lullabies (Aqueduct), was described as a “revelatory work like Jean Toomer’s Cane.” She serves as the Associate Editor of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora (Illinois State University, Normal) and Founding Editor of Mojo. Look for Trouble the Waters: Tales of the Deep Blue (Rosarium, 2020) and her new story collection, Nine Bar Blues (Third Man Books. May 2020). She lives in Memphis, Tennessee.
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