Ivor W. Hartmann, Zimbabwean writer, editor, publisher, visual artist, and author of Mr. Goop (Vivlia, 2010). Nominated for the UMA Award (‘Earth Rise’, 2009), awarded The Golden Baobab Prize (‘Mr. Goop’, 2009), and finalist for The Yvonne Vera Award (‘A Mouse amongst Men’, 2011). His writing has appeared in African Writing Magazine, Wordsetc, Munyori Literary Journal, Something Wicked, The Apex Book of World SF V2, and other publications. He runs the StoryTime micro-press, publisher of the African Roar annual anthologies and AfroSF: Science Fiction by African Writers anthology, and is on the advisory board of Writers International Network Zimbabwe.
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10 December 2009
Nick Wood, author of "The Stone Chameleon", takes a comprehensive look at South Africa's Speculative Fiction in ongoing series called SF in Sth Africa. Though mostly focused on South Africa, he does mention a few writers from other African countries, including yours truly in part 10. His articles are well worth a read and give much insight into this emerging but oft overlooked genre in Africa.