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Nevertheless, She Persisted


In the wake of some truly beautiful poetry being unexpectedly spoken by Mitch McConnell in an attempt to silence Elizabeth Warren, Tor.com is launching a flash fiction collection inspired by it, scheduled to run on March 8, International Women’s Day. I’m honoured and delighted to be taking part, in the company of such magnificent writers as Charlie Jane Anders, Bo Bolander, Maria Dahvana Headley, Kameron Hurley, Seanan McGuire, Nisi Shawl, Cat Valente, Carrie Vaughn, Jo Walton and Alyssa Wong.

For no doubt obvious reasons, borders are much on my mind lately, and my contribution has to do with them and one news item in particular that I can’t stop thinking about. More about it on Wednesday, when it airs — and when I get to read everyone else’s flash-responses to the prompt. I want them NOW, but, well —

wait for it