Aren’t you winter weary? Well, save the date for our local Black Fae Day meetup! This year’s theme is “ROYALS” and as usual, we’ll be at Mt. Airy Arboretum. We can’t wait to see your costumes!
Wednesday Nite Write: Demons
Write a short story based on this tweet by Renina Jarmon, author of Black Girls Are From the Future: Essays on Race, Digital Creativity and Pop Culture.
Black Fantastic Bundle
“Every year, during Black History Month, we commemorate the achievements of Black people worldwide. This celebration encompasses all facets of Black life and culture, including the written word. By curating this bundle on storybundle.com, I hope to expose more readers to some of the best writing in the Black Fantastic tradition, including bestselling authors, award-winners, and rising stars.” More details here.
Wednesday Nite Write: Cyberpunk
It’s the first day of Black History/Black Futures month! Create a cyberpunk story inspired by this photo.
IRiS’s Alloy Series Discusses Time on Feb. 23
Midwest BSFA member Dr. Cassandra Jones is bringing folks together to talk about various scales of time from 7-9 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the Mercantile Library for the Institute for Research in Sensing (IRiS)’s Alloy series! Participants will discuss geological time, time in astrophysics and non-absolute time, seasonal time and plant-life, cultural perceptions of time (including CPT and Queer Time) as well as perceptions of time in music. Watch it online at http://www.youtube.com/@IRiS__UC/streams
Black Authors at Books By The Banks
Some of our favorites local authors and supporters will be on panels at the Books by the Banks: Cincinnati Regional Book Festival this Saturday afternoon! Check out Roger Collins, Jay Kalagayan, Jeremy Spencer, and Cassandra Wilson on the the festival’s fantasy/science fiction and writing and publishing panels!
Celebrating Black Horror, Part 4: Sugar Hill
This month, we’re highlighting some little known or completely forgotten Black horror films, thanks to the folks at the Department of Afro American Research, Arts, and Culture in Greensboro, North Carolina! Next up, 1974’s Sugar Hill!Continue reading “Celebrating Black Horror, Part 4: Sugar Hill”
#BIPOCWitchDay is Back This Weekend
We recently found out that Noa M. (@mellodies on Instagram) is hosting #BIPOCWitchDay again this weekend! To celebrate, post your witchiest outfits online today and tomorrow, 10/22 & 10/23 and read our interview with the creator from last October!Continue reading “#BIPOCWitchDay is Back This Weekend”
Celebrating Black Horror, Part 3: Devil’s Express
This month, we’re highlighting some little known or completely forgotten Black horror films, thanks to the folks at the Department of Afro American Research, Arts, and Culture in Greensboro, North Carolina! Next up, 1976’s Devil‘s Express!Continue reading “Celebrating Black Horror, Part 3: Devil’s Express”
Mask-Themed Photo Shoot with Teddie P, Co.
Teddie P, Co., one of our local #BlackFaeDay friends, is participating in this shoot on Saturday, 10/22, at the Oakley Grafitti Alley! Time to get some spooky shots done!