Sheree Renée Thomas

Sheree Renée Thomas is an award-winning editor and writer. Her work is inspired by mythology, natural science, and the genius of the Mississippi Delta. Thomas is the author of Nine Bar Blues: Stories from an Ancient Future (Third Man Books, 2020), Sleeping Under the Tree of Life and Shotgun Lullabies (Aqueduct Press, 2016 / 2011). She is the editor of the groundbreaking anthologies, Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora (2000) and Dark Matter: Reading the Bones (2004), which earned the 2001 and 2005 World Fantasy Awards. Sheree is the editor of various journals, including The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, founded in 1949. Her work has been supported with numerous fellowships and prizes. Sheree was honoured as a 2020 World Fantasy Award Finalist. She lives in Memphis, Tennessee. Visit