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K. Tempest Bradford

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K. Tempest Bradford

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Full Name: K. Tempest Bradford
Occupation: Author, Teacher, Media Critic, Podcaster, Community Organizer
Nationality: American


K. Tempest Bradford, a Black, queer, cis woman (pronouns: she/her), author, teacher, media critic, podcaster, and community organizer who writes fantasy and science fiction steeped in Black Girl Magic. She is currently hunkered down in the Pacific Northwest doing her best to change the culture for the better from her corner of the world.

Tempest's short fiction has appeared in multiple anthologies and magazines, including In The Shadow of the Towers and Strange Horizons. Her media criticism and essays on diversity and representation have been published at NPR, io9, Ebony Magazine, and more.

She teaches classes and gives talks on representation and creating diverse narratives for Writing the Other and has been invited to teach at Clarion West, LitReactor, universities, and entertainment companies.

She's the recipient of the 2020 LOCUS Special Award for Inclusivity and Representation Education and the 2022 Lemonade Award. She's been nominated for FIYAH Magazine's IGNYTE Community and Ember Awards.

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