"If you like short stories, are looking for an entry point to short speculative fiction, or need something to break a reading slump, you can't go wrong with Africa Risen."–NPR
"Thomas, Ekpeki, and Knight assemble a stellar lineup of 32 writers from across the African diaspora for this magnificent and wide-ranging anthology . . . A must-read for all genre-fans.
, starred review
"These stories enchant, surprise, and provoke and are a significant addition to the canon of modern speculative fiction.
"These stories are entrancing and provide a welcome introduction to speculative writers from the African continent and the African diaspora