Essays

On the Thirteen Words That Made Me a Writer (Literary Hub, 2016)

Spectacle of the Other: Recreating A Thousand and One Nights in Film (Fairy Tale Films Beyond Disney: International Perspectives, 2015)

Different Shades of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice, and Political Ecology by Byron Caminero-Santangelo (The Journal of Ecocriticism, 2015)

Skin Feeling (The New Inquiry, 2015)

Writing Queerly: Three Snapshots (Uncanny Magazine, 2015)

Double Take: On Carmen Maria Machado (LA Review of Books, 2015)

The Spaces Between Objects: On Weird Fiction and the Interstitial (Weird Fiction Review, 2015)

Black and African writers don’t need instructions from Ben Okri (The Guardian, 2014)

Entanglement: AngĂ©lica Gorodischer’s Kalpa Imperial (Tor.com, 2014)

Things We Found During the Autopsy by Kuzhali Manickavel (Strange Horizons, 2014)

Demonstra by Bryan Thao Worra (Strange Horizons, 2014)

Atlas: The Archaeology of an Imaginary City by Dung Kai-cheung (Strange Horizons, 2013)

Symbiosis: Octavia Butler’s “Bloodchild” (Weird Fiction Review, 2013)

That Book Your Mad Ancestor Wrote by K.J. Bishop (Strange Horizons, 2013)

Umbrageous Legacy: Mervyn Peake’s Portrait Gallery (Weird Fiction Review, 2012)

Jagannath: Stories by Karin Tidbeck (The World SF Blog, 2012)

Sea Hearts/The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan (Strange Horizons, 2012)

In the United States of Africa by Abdourahman Waberi (Islam and Science Fiction, 2012)

Interstitial International? Ibrahim al-Koni and the Question of Genre (Interfictions Zero, 2011)