Today’s Critical Linking is sponsored by What It Takes by Shannon Stacey.
As a black woman writing a black female main character in a scifi novel, seeing my character whitewashed on the cover felt-like-erasure: pic.twitter.com/h5Nlhp8DHe
— Nnedi Okorafor, PhD (@Nnedi) March 14, 2017
Eleanor Catton, the youngest ever Booker-prize winning author, has sold the rights to her third novel, a psychological thriller set in rural New Zealand where super-rich foreigners face off with ragtag locals on the eve of a global catastrophe.
But recently, Libro.fm opened up a new membership program that’s pretty exciting: it’s basically an indie version of Amazon’s Audible monthly membership: for $14.99 a month, you buy an audio book.