Publishers Whitewashed Nnedi Okorafor’s Book Cover: Critical Linking, March 16, 2017

Today’s Critical Linking is sponsored by What It Takes by Shannon Stacey.

Nnedi Okorafor tells Twitter about how she fought the racist cover of one of her books.

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.

Ohhhh, is she doing a Station Eleven?

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