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Sheree Renée Thomas

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Latest 4 Apr 2021 | Updated Daily

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Alison Mosshart, Sheree Renée Thomas, and Robert Gordon

LIVE! From City Lights

Third Man Books (the publishing imprint of Jack White's Third Man Records) returns to City Lights to launch three new titles: IT CAME FROM MEMPHIS by Robert Gordon, CAR MA by Alison Mosshart, and 9 Bar Blues by Sheree Renée Thomas. This event was originally broadcast live via Zoom.Robert Gordon is a writer and a filmmaker, a native Memphian who has been exporting the city's authentic weirdness since long before his first book, It Came From Memphis (1995). Alison Mosshart is best known for her work in her musical duo The Kills, as well as fronting the Grammy nominated rock n’ roll band, The Dead Weather. Her 5 major solo exhibits: "Fire Power," Joseph Gross Gallery in NYC, 2015, "Fire Power Los Angeles," Maxfield in Los Angeles, 2017, "Tonight Only," Muscle Shoals, Alabama, 2016, "Side Effects," Panteon in Mexico City, 2018, and "Los Trachas," FF-1051 Gallery in Los Angeles, 2018.Sheree Renée Thomas imagines stories that are sonic rituals, works that cultivate and affirm the magical and the mystical in everyday living. Nine Bar Blues explores the multitudinous forms of music and the people who make it and appreciate it—the body’s music, the spirit’s music, and what moves a soul forward in the crossroads journey of life.


4 Dec 2020

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Episode 538: Sheree Renée Thomas, Charles Coleman Finlay and F&SF

The Coode Street Podcast

Jonathan and Gary continue their irregular 2020 schedule with a conversation with Charles Coleman Finlay, who for more than five years has carried on the grand tradition of editing The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Sheree Renée Thomas, who picks up the mantle as new editor beginning with the March/April 2021 issue. We talk about the magazine’s distinguished history, the challenges of maintaining an iconic magazine in a radically changing short fiction field, and their own experiences as SF readers, writers, and editors.


15 Nov 2020

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Episode 507: Ten Minutes with Sheree Renée Thomas

The Coode Street Podcast

Ten minutes with... is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they're reading right now and what's getting them through these difficult times. World Fantasy Award winner Sheree Renée Thomas talks with Gary about old horror movies like Burnt Offerings and Trilogy of Terror as comfort viewing, the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking Dark Matter anthology and how the SFF landscape has changed since then, the influence of Octavia E. Butler, and different kinds of music. Books mentioned include: Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora by Sheree Renée Thomas ed. Dark Matter: Reading the Bones by Sheree Renée Thomas ed. Nine Bar Blues: Stories from an Ancient Future by Sheree Renée Thomas Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement by Monica M. White The Lark Ascending: The Music of the British Landscape by Richard King Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste The Deep by Rivers Solomon The Blues Line: Blues Lyrics from Leadbelly to Muddy Waters by Eric Sackheim & Jonathan Shahn The Big Book of Modern Fantasy by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer eds.


5 Sep 2020

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103 - Protest & Rebellion in Speculative Fiction w/ Sheree Renée Thomas

Glitchy Pancakes

We talk about the history of protest in speculative fiction with award-winning multi-genre author, editor, and publisher Sheree Renée Thomas. Check the notes below for Sheree's new fiction collection Nine Bar Blues, plus the other recommendations we mentioned during the show. Enjoy!NINE BAR BLUES (fiction collection by Sheree Renée Thomas): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780997457896RIOT BABY (novel by Tochi Onyebuchi): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250214751OCTAVIA'S BROOD (science fiction stories from social justice movements, foreword by Sheree Renée Thomas): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781849352093IF THIS GOES ON: The Science Fiction Future of Today's Politics (short story collection edited by Cat Rambo): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780999784211RESIST FASCISM (micro-anthology of science fiction & fantasy stories about protest & resistance): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780991392148A PEOPLE'S FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES (collection of stories that challenge oppression, edited by Victor LaValle & John Joseph Adams, featuring N. K. Jemisin, Charles Yu, Jamie Ford, G. Willow Wilson, Charlie Jane Anders, Hugh Howey, and more): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780525508809DO NOT GO QUIETLY (anthology of science fiction and fantasy short stories about those who resist): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781937009786INSURRECTIONS (fiction collection by Rion Amilcar Scott): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780813174402PIMP MY AIRSHIP (novel by Maurice Broaddus): https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781937009762DOMINION: An Anthology of Black Speculative Fiction: kickstarter.com/projects/aurelialeo/dominion-an-anthology-of-speculative-fictionFIYAH LIT MAG: https://www.fiyahlitmag.com/THE HEAT OF US (story by Sam J. MIller): https://uncannymagazine.com/article/the-heat-of-us-notes-toward-an-oral-history/


19 Jun 2020

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354. Black Horror – A Discussion w/ Eden Royce, Linda Addison, & Sheree Renée Thomas (moderated by Tonia Thompson)

The Skiffy and Fanty Show

Deer heads, Tituba, and zombies, oh my! Jen hands the podcast over to Tonia Thompson of Nightlight Podcast, who moderates a discussion about black horror between Eden Royce, Linda Addison, and Sheree Renée Thomas. These phenomenal horror writers bring their lives, their careers, and their knowledge to the table to tell us about the history […]

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30 Oct 2018

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115: Malaika Descending by Sheree Renée Thomas

NIGHTLIGHT: A Horror Fiction Podcast

What's it like to visit your loved ones in Hell? NIGHTLIGHT is entirely listener-supported. If you’d like to keep this podcast alive, you can join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion on Patreon. You can also make a one-time donation to the podcast via Paypal.


16 Oct 2018