Interview with Ekpeki Oghenechovwe Donald

Co-Editor of the Dominion Anthology

I interviewed  Ekpeki Oghnechovwe Donald, co-editor of Dominion, a collection of science-fiction, fantasy, horror, and speculative stories told from African and African American perspectives spanning time and space. This was recorded on 7 August 2020 when Dominion was first released.

My review of the anthology for Cosmic Roots And Eldritch Shores is here: https://cosmicrootsandeldritchshores…. and the Goodreads page is:…
Dominion is available in eBook and print. Listings at…

This is Ekpeki’s and my first attempt at this type of podcast interview, so please forgive us any mistakes. We have learned from it, and future podcasts will benefit.

— Leena

Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

is a speculative fiction writer from Nigeria. He twice received an honourable mention in the L Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest, and won the 2019 Nommo award for best short story by an African. He was longlisted for the British Science Fiction Association award 2020 and awarded the Horror Writers Association diversity grant 2020. He co-edited the groundbreaking
Dominion anthology.  His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in Omenana magazine, Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores, Tordotcom, Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, and NBC. He is co-editor of several forthcoming publications, and has works of fiction and non-fiction forthcoming in several others.
He is a member of the African Speculative Fiction Society, SFWA, HWA, BSFA, BFA and Codex Writers.

Our Myths, Legends, and Fairy Tales editor Leena Naidoo wanted to be a witch when she was little, but decided to be a writer instead. She writes cross-genre suspense, romance, and dabbles in sci-fi/fantasy. She also reads the tarot. Her short stories have appeared in The Mad Scientist Journal, SciPhi Journal, and Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores. Her self-published novels include No Distance To Run and Situation No Win.
She blogs on, and and shares tarot resources and videos on her Patreon and YouTube channels. Get her (mostly) indie eBook recommendations on her podcast Way I See With Leenna—eBooks For Travelers.

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