Jenna N. Hanchey

Jenna N. Hanchey is an assistant professor of rhetoric and critical/cultural studies at Arizona State University, and a speculative fiction writer based in Phoenix. Her first book, The Center Cannot Hold: Decolonial Possibility in the Collapse of a Tanzanian NGO (2023), was published by Duke University Press. Her current research looks at how African speculative fiction can imagine decolonization and bring it into being. Her own fiction tries to support this project of creating better futures for us all. Her stories can be found in Nature, Little Blue Marble, Daily Science Fiction, and Orion’s Belt, among other venues.