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!
Visiting Lovecraft Country: “Sundown” (Episode One Recap)
The new HBO show Lovecraft Country premiered last Sunday, Aug. 16, to the delight of many. We at Midwest BSFA are fully on board and ready to see where the show takes us! Founding member Renee Tecco gives us her thoughts on it before the second episode picks up where we left off tonight. [NOTE: What follows is an in-depth review of the first episode for those who don’t have or plan on getting HBO and didn’t watch it on YouTube. Consider yourself warned!]
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Interview with Author/Artist Sarah A. Macklin
We recently spoke with author/artist Sarah A. Macklin about her forthcoming sword & soul novel, The Royal Heretic, which drops in July. We discussed her future plans, her favorite authors and following your dreams. Continue reading “Interview with Author/Artist Sarah A. Macklin”
Interview with Filmmaker Akosua Akoben
Filmmaker Akosua Akoben found a new love in film production, and plans to produce several webseries and multimedia productions. Part of her webseries, The Pride, will screen at our “What Does the Future Look Like?” program on Feb. 23! We recently talked to her about her interest in science fiction and Afrofuturism and her webseries, The Pride. Continue reading “Interview with Filmmaker Akosua Akoben”
Interview with Jennie Wright of The Sankofa Experience
The Sankofa Experience kicks off at People’s Liberty in Over-the-Rhine next month. The first half of the programming – Feb. 2-24 – explores the Harlem Renaissance while the second half – March 7-24 – explores the dawn of the age of hip hop. We recently talked to Jennie Wright, Chief Imagination Officer of The Sankofa Experience, about how she and her crew tie speculative fiction, African-American history and the Afrofantastic together for this imaginative programming. Continue reading “Interview with Jennie Wright of The Sankofa Experience”
Interview with Playwright/Filmmaker Melody Cooper
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Midwest BSFA Rewatch: Blade
Midwest BSFA member Tiffany Luckey is back with the fourth installment of our “Rewatch” series, giving us her take on the 1998 film Blade. Continue reading “Midwest BSFA Rewatch: Blade”
Midwest BSFA member Tiffany Luckey (of Another TV Blog) is back with the second installment of our “Rewatch” series, giving us her take on the 2010 short film Wake.
First Installment of the Black Sci-Fi Book Club Kicks Off March 31!
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