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TheoFantastique Podcast 4.1 (2013): An Interview with Ytasha Womack on her book 'Afrofuturism'

In a previous post I've drawn attention to October is Black Speculative Fiction Month, and Afrofutrism. Now I am pleased to present an interview with Ytasha L. Womack, author of Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture (Lawrence Hill Books, 2013). Womack defines Afrofutrism by citing Ingrid LaFleur "as a way of imagining […]

Kevin Grevioux on Blacks in Science Fiction and Biblical Influences on 'I, Frankenstein'

There is a very interesting piece at thegrio.com titled "'I, Frankenstein' writer discusses lack of black filmmakers in science fiction." This topic is worthy of discussion anytime, but most assuredly in October which is Afrofuturism month. The article shares the thoughts of genre writer and actor Kevin Grevioux, known previously for work on the Underworld […]

October is Black Speculative Fiction Month

October is Black Speculative Fiction Month. Take a few moments and visit the African American Science Fiction website and watch the trailer below to learn about "Afrofuturism."  

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