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Mahvesh Murad

Mahvesh Murad is an editor, a book critic and a voice artist from Karachi, Pakistan. She writes regularly for Dawn, Tor.com, Strange Horizons and Pornokitsch, narrates and produces the Apex podcast as well as Tor.com’s Midnight in Karachi podcast. She is also the editor of The Apex Book of World SF 4, and the co-editor of The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories, which has been touted as ‘Entertaining, sexy and mischievous in the Guardian by Marina Warner & ‘Exquisite and audacious, and highly recommended by NK Jemisin in The New York Times.

My Sessions

Fighting the Future: How Reality is Shaping Science Fiction

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Culture is, of course, always entangled with the moment in which it is produced. How is our current reality shaping the stories we tell? Writers the world over are, right now, sitting at their desks frantically trying to parse out the shape of what’s to come. The disconnect between creation and context  –  the world […]

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