Nick Wood is a Zambian born, South African naturalised clinical psychologist, with over twenty short stories previously published in international venues, including AfroSF and AfroSF 2, amongst others. He has a YA speculative fiction book published in South Africa entitled ‘The stone chameleon’ as well as a debut novel ‘Azanian Bridges’, which has been shortlisted for four Awards, viz. the Sidewise (Alternative History), Nommos (African), BSFA and John W. Campbell (2016). Nick’s follow up to ‘Azanian Bridges’ is ‘Water Must Fall’, a solar-punk thriller, looking for a home. In a near future, drought devastated Southern Africa and California, new ways of living are sought, in the struggle to survive the squeeze of both climate change and global capitalism.
Nick can be found: @nick45wood or http://nickwood.frogwrite.co.nz/
For Luna Press Publishing: The Evolution of African Fantasy and Science Fiction (2018)