Shingai Njeri Kagunda is an Afrofuturist freedom dreamer, Swahili sea lover, and Femme Storyteller hailing from Nairobi, Kenya. She is currently pursuing a Literary Arts MFA at Brown University. Shingai’s work has appeared in Omenana, The Elephant, Fractured Lit, and Fantasy Magazine. She has been selected as a candidate for the Clarion UCSD Class of 2020/2021, #clarionghostclass. She is also the co-founder of Voodoonauts, an Afrofuturist collective for Black writers.