…ADRIENNE MELAN! Adrienne will represent the House of Diamonds in the Pandoracon games during the convention next month! Here’s what she had to say: “I want to attend this year’s Pandoracon because I like to go to events where I can meet new people, make new memories with my friends and to especially see my friend, Aiesha.”
There’s still time to buy a ticket to Pandoracon! Get them soon! Nov. 11-13. Crowne Plaza, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash, http://thepandorasociety.com/pandoracon/pc2016-tickets/
It’s Black Speculative Fiction Month and there are some great African speculative fiction crowdfunding campaigns going on right now. Check them out! Read More
In honor of Black Speculative Fiction Month, Midwest BSFA member, Renee, has written some flash fiction for us! (With art by her daughter, Jamilah!) Check out the first story in her installment, new fon who dis? Read More
In honor of Black Speculative Fiction Month, Midwest BSFA is having two black sci-fi short film nights in October! Read More
Aiesha recently appeared on the BLKBOARD podcast again! Click here and give it a listen! Thanks to Jermaine Dickerson and Mike Tre Randall for having us!
Read about what House Diamond will have to offer at Pandoracon in November. And don’t forget to enter for your chance to win a free weekend badge to the event! Read More
In August, members of Midwest BSFA participated in a music video for rEVOLUTION Cincy’s newest song and the team is having a viewing party on Oct. 1. rEVOLUTION Cincy is a movement to encourage citizens to think about the issues that are important to them, to communicate those issues, and then to take personal action. The motto: Be the Change You Wish to See. Read More
The Mercantile Library’s graphic novel reading group on Saturday, October 8, to discuss March. The black and white graphic novel trilogy about the U.S. Civil Rights Movement is told through the perspective of civil rights leader and U.S. Congressman John Lewis. The first volume, March: Book One, was published in August 2013, and the second volume, March: Book Two, was published in January 2015, with both volumes receiving positive reviews. March: Book Three was published in August 2016. Saturday, Oct. 8, 1 p.m., Mercantile Library, 414 Walnut Street, 11th floor, downtown Cincinnati, (513) 621-0717, http://new.mercantilelibrary.com/.
The Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts – MECCA, aka MECCACon, a large independent comic book and artist convention, took place on Sept. 17 at the Detroit Public Library and Midwest BSFA represented to the fullest! Read More
Our co-founder, Aiesha, has been named the Queen of Diamonds for Pandoracon in November! To celebrate our queen’s coronation, Midwest BSFA is giving away one weekend badge to the event! Read More