Midwest BSFA Hosts “Matinee Noir: Black Speculative Fiction Shorts” on Oct.28

43079484_2058710107505084_4202272770651848704_nOctober is Black Speculative Fiction Month and we’re hosting “Matinee Noir: Black Speculative Fiction Shorts” on Oct. 28 at the Clifton branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County! Here’s the list of films we’re featuring this month.¬† Continue reading “Midwest BSFA Hosts “Matinee Noir: Black Speculative Fiction Shorts” on Oct.28″

Interview with Author/Filmmaker Ytasha Womack

Ytasha-WomackYtasha Womack, author of Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi & Fantasy Culture as well as the science-fiction novel Rayla 2212, put her Afrofuturism-themed film Bar Star City into production last fall. The film looks at love, deception, memory and alienation among a group of bar regulars¬†in Chicago. Midwest BSFA talked to Womack about her film, Afrofuturism, and being a black female creative in the ever-changing genre of sci-fi. Continue reading “Interview with Author/Filmmaker Ytasha Womack”