Join us for Black Sci-Fi Book Club from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27 as we discuss Brandon Black’s short story, “Camryn Bey and the Yeti From Mars” from his anthology Cairo By Gaslight. Click here to read the story and then use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to add your two cents on Twitter!
Author 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!) Read More
Join us for Black Sci-Fi Book Club from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26 as we discuss K. Ceres Wright’s short story, “Something New.” Click here to read the story and then use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to add your two cents on Twitter!
Cosplayer/geeklanthropist Sistah Geek, co-host of the Wakanda IV Lyfe podcast, is co-presenting a steampunk character building workshop with our fearless leader at the Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts (MECCACon) at 11 a.m. on Sept. 16! We talked to her about comics, steampunk, not letting mansplainers drain you and being a geek who gives back.
We recently interviewed author Nicole Givens Kurtz, whose short story “Death’s Harvest” will be the feature for this month’s #blackscifibookclub on Aug. 29! Read More
Join us on Twitter for the next Black Sci-Fi Book Club from 6:30-8:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Aug. 29! We’ll be discussing Nicole Givens Kurtz’ “Death’s Harvest” in the anthology Street Magick: Tales of Urban Fantasy. Read the story and use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to give your thoughts!
Join us on Twitter for the next Black Sci-Fi Book Club from 6:30-8:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, June 27! We’ll be discussing Zig Zag Claybourne’s “Revolver” in his anthology of short stories Historical Inaccuracies. Click here to read the story and use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to give your thoughts!
Bronx-based blogger/artist/vlogger Jasmine Keitt’s forthcoming webcomic The Preternaturals blends occult and horror with fantasy/sci-fi elements. In this world, werewolves and vampires are real and some humans have super powers. Check out an excerpt of “Nae Nae & the Wolf Cub,” the first of three stories to be released before the comic’s October debut. Read More
Yesterday, we featured Jermaine Dickerson of the BLKBOARD podcast so of course we have to also feature his co-host Mike Tré Randall! Read More
This week, I talked about cosplay, steampunk, speculative fiction and more on the BLKBOARD podcast, run by college buddies Mike Tré Randall and Jermaine Dickerson (pictured), so in turn, we’re doing interviews with the podcasting duo here on the Midwest BSFA blog! (Check back for Mike’s interview on April 15.) We recently talked to Dickerson about mainstream vs. indie comics, the importance of representation and the broader definition of being “nerd.” Read More