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Beatrice Winifred Iker (eye-kurr) (they/them) is an Appalachian poet, author, and tarot reader. 

A co-host of the Afronauts Podcast, which discusses and uplifts Black speculative fiction, they are a Voodoonauts Fellow, an Active Member of the Horror Writers Association (HWA), and mentored in the Write Team and Queery Fest mentorship programs. Beatrice is an Ignyte and Rhysling Award finalist. ​

You can find Iker's work in issues of Fantasy MagazineFIYAH Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction, The DeadlandsNightmare Magazine, Anathema Magazine, & others. ​

Beatrice is represented by Chelsea Hensley at kt literary.



Twitter (@BeatriceIker)

Instagram (@beatricewinifrediker)




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