Blessed Be the Nerdy Grandmothers: A Requiem

93763818_10219540449255988_282561779530203136_oMy long bout of vegging out in the week between Christmas and New Year’s included a re-watch of the Star Trek reboot. When the movie first came out back in 2009, a friend and I saw it in the theater five or six times, and I even dragged my mother and brother to see it once when I was home for a visit. It really wasn’t that great, not for me to devote as much time and money as I did to it that spring, but something about it seemed to compel me to keep going back. I now think it was my grandmother.

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Interview with K. Ceres Wright, This Month’s #BlackSciFiBookClub Author

k. ceres wrightAuthor K. Ceres Wright joins us for the final Black Sci-Fi Book Club discussion of 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 26 on Twitter! We recently caught up with her to talk about her writing journey, her reading habits and how to reach your dreams. (Click here to read the story we’ll be discussing and use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to add your thoughts!) Continue reading “Interview with K. Ceres Wright, This Month’s #BlackSciFiBookClub Author”

Cincinnati Library’s Comic Con Recap

The Comic Con at the main branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County was a major good time for the members of the Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance. We stumped those who tried our “Name That Actor/Actress!” quiz on black Star Trek characters, we handed out fliers about next month’s Queen City Black Comix Day and we generally geeked out with other attendees. Make sure you check out the event when it comes back in May 2017!

Midwest BSFA Hits the Cincinnati Library Comic Con on May 21

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If you’re in downtown Cincinnati on Saturday, May 21, stop by the 4th annual Cincinnati Library Comic Con and check out the Midwest BSFA table! The theme is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek and we’ll be doing some trivia on the show’s black recurring characters and guest stars! The Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, noon to 5 p.m., 800 Vine Street, downtown (Cincinnati 45202), 513-369-6900