Griots and Galaxies: African Storytelling and Radical Imagination

Join the three cohosts of the podcast Griots and Galaxies and one of the featured authors in hearing how stories of time travel, epic fantasy, androids, and aliens can reckon with the legacies of colonialism and inspire transformative futures. We believe African storytelling can remake the world – join us and we’ll show you how!  


Date: Saturday October 21, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Palabras Bilingual Bookstore
Address: 906 W Roosevelt St. Unit 2 Phoenix, AZ 85007

Panel Host

Shingai Njerio Kagunda

Author of & This is How to Stay Alive


Chinelo Onwualu

Editor of Ex Marginalia: Essays from the Edges of Speculative Fiction

Yvette Lisa Ndlovu

Author of Drinking from Graveyard Wells

Jenna N. Hanchey

author of The Center Cannot Hold:

Author of The center Cannot Hold: Decolonial Possibility in the Collapse of a Tanzanian NGO


Header image: Photo by Nick Kharlanov on Unsplash