The Limits of Shared Language and Culture: Nalo Hopkinson Audio Clip from the Archives
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From the Audio Archives: Nalo Hopkinson, 2001
Nalo Hopkinson is a multi-award-winning author and editor of SF and as of 2021 a Grand Master. Her work is noted for its originality and its display of Caribbean cultural traditions.
Locus’s founder Charles Brown interviewed her in our October 2001 issue, and we’ve selected some audio clips to share with you, in which Hopkinson talks about the diversity of SF readers and the limitations of genre tropes.
“We in Science Fiction entrench ourselves. Sometimes that’s good. It’s wonderful to be in a group of people where we share language and culture, but sometimes it limits us”
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