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WE’RE HERE II: Black Creators of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror in Film & Fiction

18 Jun

If anyone’s looking for a great place to find new authors, especially in the fantasy genre and the steampunk (steamfunk) genres, look through this entire blog. but this article especially is good about telling people that Black writers of fantasy, sci fi, and steampunk are out there.
And now I need to plan on getting a bigger book shelf as I look through more books.

Chronicles of Harriet

In my last post, I provided a listing of popular fandom events with a major Black presence.

I now offer you We’re Here, part II.

Coincidentally (?),  friend and fellow speculative fiction author, SR Torris, asked me, shortly after I scheduled this article to post, to check out a video in which the narrator launched a scathing attack on Black writers for our “lack of a literary capacity or intellectual competence to write such stories [Science Fiction and Fantasy]” and “Because most Black writers have no knowledge of anything other than pimping hoes and hearing women complain about not being able to find a man.”

As I have said before, I do not believe in coincidence; I know this post is right on time and much needed.

The lack of knowledge of the existence of great Black writers of speculative fiction by the narrator of that…

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Posted by on June 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

2 responses to “WE’RE HERE II: Black Creators of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror in Film & Fiction

  1. Balogun

    June 20, 2013 at 11:00 am

    Thanks, so much, for your support, Tim! 🙂

     
  2. Tim

    June 20, 2013 at 11:07 am

    Anytime. I always like finding new books to read and new authors. I’ll have my dream of one room in my house being filled with books so I have my own personal library to invite people over and read anything they want.

     

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