Rone Shavers is author of the experimental Afrofuturist novel Silverfish (Clash Books), a finalist for the 2021 CLMP Firecracker Award in fiction. He writes in multiple literary genres and his work has appeared in numerous journals, including Another Chicago Magazine, Big Other, Black Warrior Review, Identity Theory, PANK, and The Operating System. Shavers’ critical essays and essay-length reviews have appeared in such diverse publications as American Book Review, BOMB, Electronic Book Review, Fiction Writers Review, and The Quarterly Conversation. Shavers is also fiction and hybrid genre editor at Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora. He teaches courses in fiction and contemporary literature at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York.