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WATCH: Nnedi Okorafor’s TED Talk on the Binti series and African science fiction

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“My science fiction has different ancestors—African ones.”
—Nnedi Okorafor at TEDGlobal 2017

Nnedi Okorafor began her TED talk this past August at the TEDGlobal 2017 conference in Arusha, Tanzania with an excerpt and exploration of her Hugo and Nebula Award-winning book Binti. The Binti series, which continues with Binti: The Night Masquerade in January 2018, provides the focal point as she discusses Afrofuturism, science fiction, and the creation of her own original story-worlds. Watch the complete talk, now online here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

The Binti Series #1

Tor.com Publishing

On-sale: September 22, 2015

Print: 9780765384461

Ebook: 9780765384461

Audio: 9781427269454

 

 

 

 

 

 

Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

The Binti Series #2

Tor.com Publishing

On-sale: January 31, 2017

Print: 9780765393111

Ebook: 9780765393104

 

 

 

 

 

 

Binti: The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor

The Binti Series #3

Tor.com Publishing

On-sale: January 16, 2018

Print: 9780765393135

Ebook: 9780765393128

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