Midwest BSFA is organizing a game of Ki Khanga, the sword and soul role-playing game created by Georgia-based authors Milton Davis and Balogun Ojetade from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, at the St.Bernard branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County (10 McClelland Ave., Cinci 45217). Read up on the game here and be ready for some fun!
Want to get into steampunk but not sure where to start? Aiesha of Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance will discuss steampunk as it pertains to people of color and lead a steampunk character building workshop at the Motor City Black Age of Comics in Detroit! Nov. 18, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wayne State University Student Center Ballroom, 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202, http://www.facebook.com/motorcityblackageofcomics
Midwest BSFA member, Renee Tecco, is back with another story for you! Check out the veterans-themed “Remember the Tried and True”! Read More
During the next Black Sci-Fi Book Club from 6:30-8:30 p.m. EST on Oct. 31 on Twitter, we’re discussing Maurice Broaddus’ “At the Village Vanguard (Ruminations on Blacktopia),” which was posted on the website of Mothership Zeta digtial magazine earlier this year. We talked to him about his background, his writing and what he would do if he wasn’t a writer. (Click here to read the story and use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub on Twitter to give your thoughts!) Read More
Midwest BSFA member, Renee, hits us with some flash fiction to celebrate the start of Black Speculative Fiction Month. Check out her short story, “Date Due”! Read More
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.
Midwest BSFA recently talked to Amaji Finnell of Unproducktive Photography about her passion for photography and her love of cosplay. She’s currently booking photo sessions for the Cincinnati Comic Expo on Sept. 23 & 24! Read More
Join us on Twitter for the next Black Sci-Fi Book Club from 6:30-8:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Oct. 31! We’ll be discussing Maurice Broaddus’ “At the Village Vanguard (Ruminations on Blacktopia),” which was posted on the website of Mothership Zeta digtial magazine earlier this year. Click here to read the story and use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to give your thoughts!