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.
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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