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Nalo Hopkinson Interviewed at The New Yorker

African-Canadian writer and artist Nalo Hopkinson talks about her fabric designs at The New Yorker’s Book Bench:  [B]oth my writing and my designs are fuelled by the same passions and obsessions of mine…. I’ve been on a mission for the past few years to find historical depictions of black people and other peoples of colour that aren’t racist caricatures. There aren’t many; I sometimes joke that I now own all eleven of them…. So kidding aside, finding those images from the past and incorporating them into my personal creative pallet is an act of self-healing.” See more of her designs at Spoonflower.

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