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Speculative Fiction and Black Feminist Thought

Walking through the door of my own imagination

II didn’t realize that I was a feminist until I read a story in which a noblewoman named Éowyn plunged her sword into the the Witch-King of Angmar in J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy epic, The Lord of The Rings. It wasn’t the demons, ghouls, or wizards that enthralled me most in the series — though they certainly…



A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

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Jennifer Neal

Jennifer Neal is a writer, journalist, musician, visual artist and stand-up comedian living and working in Berlin. Website: