K. Tempest Bradford

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K. Tempest Bradford
Bradford in 2014
Bradford in 2014
Born (1978-04-19) April 19, 1978 (age 40)
Cincinnati, United States
OccupationWriter, editor
GenreScience fiction, fantasy

K. Tempest Bradford (born April 19, 1978 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an African-American science fiction and fantasy author and editor. She was a non-fiction and managing editor with Fantasy Magazine from 2007 to 2009 and has edited fiction for Peridot Books, The Fortean Bureau and Sybil's Garage.[1][2]

Bradford is an activist for racial and gender equality both within and outside of the science fiction community. In 2005 she founded the Angry Black Woman blog, and her contributions under that moniker have appeared in Feminist SF: The Blog, ColorLines,[3] NPR's News & Notes,[4] and in African-American studies textbooks.

A graduate of New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Bradford is also an alumna of the Clarion West Writers Workshop and the Online Writing Workshop (formerly Del Rey). Bradford has been a juror for the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. She is a member of the Altered Fluid writing group in New York City.



  • "Enmity" in Electric Velocipede issue 17/18, 2009.[5]
  • "Elan Vital" in Sybil's Garage No. 6, 2009.[6]
  • "Different Day" in Federations, 2009.
  • "Until Forgiveness Comes" in Strange Horizons, 2008[7]
  • "Black Feather" in Interfictions, 2007;[8] PodCastle, 2010.[9]
  • "The Seventh Reflection" in Thou Shalt Not... a horror and dark fantasy anthology, 2006.
  • "Change of Life" in Farthing, 2006; PodCastle, 2009.[10]
  • "Hard Rain" in Farthing, 2006.
  • "Why I Don't Drink Anymore" (as Finley Larkin) in Abyss & Apex, 2003.
  • "Elf Aware" (as Finley Larkin) in Cafe Irreal, 2002; PodCastle, 2009.[11]
  • "What We Make Of It" in Peridot Books, 2000.
  • "Uncertainty Principle" in Diverse Energies, 2012.


  • Q&A, The WisCon Chronicles, vol. 1. Aqueduct Press, 2007.
  • "On the Clarion Workshops", The WisCon Chronicles, vol. 2. Aqueduct Press, 2008.
  • "WisCon and POC Spaces", The WisCon Chronicles, vol. 3: Carnival of Feminist SF. Aqueduct Press, 2009.
  • "Why 'Black' and Not 'African American'?", Key Debates: An Introduction To African American Studies. Ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Jennifer Burton (January 2010)


  1. ^ oldcharliebrown. "Press Release: Fantasy Magazine, Shiny and New! - oldcharliebrown". Oldcharliebrown.livejournal.com. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-13. Retrieved 2009-08-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-11-27. Retrieved 2009-08-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ 9:00 AM ET (2009-02-02). "Roundtable: A Super Bowl To Remember". NPR. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "Be right back". Sensesfive.com. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  7. ^ Mandel, Leo. "Strange Horizons Fiction: Until Forgiveness Comes, by K. Tempest Bradford". Strangehorizons.com. Archived from the original on 2016-06-29. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  8. ^ Interstitial art
  9. ^ "123: Black Feather". PodCastle. 2010-09-21. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  10. ^ "053: Change of Life". PodCastle. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  11. ^ "Miniature 28: Elf Aware". PodCastle. Retrieved 2016-09-10.

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