Rebecca Roanhorse is a Nebula and Hugo Award–winning speculative fiction writer and the recipient of the 2018 Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her short fiction has also been a finalist for the Sturgeon, Locus, and World Fantasy awards. Her novel Trail of Lightning was selected as an Amazon, B&N, Library Journal, and NRP Best Books of 2018, among others, and is a 2019 Nebula and Hugo Finalist. Her short fiction can be found in Apex Magazine, New Suns, and various other anthologies. Her nonfiction can be found in Uncanny Magazine, Strange Horizons, and How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation (Macmillan).
The Dangers of the Appropriation Critique
Adrian L. Jawort considers Rebecca Roanhorse's "Trail of Lightning" and "Storm of Locusts" and what their reception can tell us....