Become a Sponsor of Our Cowboy Bebop Concert This Fall!

cowboy bebop concert graphicOn Sept. 29, 2018, Her Royal Airship Ashanti and Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance are joining forces to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic anime Cowboy Bebop and we want you to be part of the action! We’re uniting the nerd and geek communities for a tribute jazz concert to the show’s music…and more importantly, to raise money for a great cause!

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Midwest BSFA Fundraiser: Hogwarts House Scarves!

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CALLING ALL MEMBERS OF HOUSE RAVENCLAW: The fourth set of scarves Hogwarts house colors made by Midwest BSFA member Alexandra (in blue and bronze) are now available for purchase! We’re raising money for our Cowboy Bebop concert in September so get your scarf at the special fundraiser rate of $30 each! Proceeds from the concert will go to Melodic Connections, a local nonprofit that offer music therapy lessons to individuals with special needs. Email midwestbsfa@gmail.com if you’d like to buy one!

Midwest BSFA Fundraiser: Hogwarts House Scarves!

26805104_2034611796781573_1766435874043696475_nCALLING ALL MEMBERS OF HOUSE GRYFFINDOR: The third set of scarves Hogwarts house colors made by Midwest BSFA member Alexandra (in gold and red) are now available for purchase! We’re raising money for our Cowboy Bebop concert in September so get your scarf at the special fundraiser rate of $30 each! Proceeds from the concert will go to Melodic Connections, a local nonprofit that offer music therapy lessons to individuals with special needs. Email midwestbsfa@gmail.com if you’d like to buy one!

Midwest BSFA Co-Founder to Participate in Miami University’s “Nerd Lit” Conference on March 3

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Midwest BSFA co-founder Aiesha Little will participate in a panel called “Nerd Lit: Creativity, Community, and Culture,” which will explore the craft and cultural reach of these fantastic genres, during Miami University’s second Marianne D. McComb Biennial Conference on Creative Writing on March 3! She will share the stage with Ben Percy (author of the novels The Dark Net and Red Moon, and writer of DC Comics’ Teen Titans and Green Arrow), Tiffany Knoell (Department of Popular Culture, Bowling Green State University) and Geoffrey Girard (author of the speculative dark fiction novels Mary Rose and Truthers). She will also do her steampunk character building workshop as a breakout panel.  Visit http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/english/academics/majors/creative-writing/mccomb-conference/ for more information.

Midwest BSFA Fundraiser: Hogwarts House Scarves!

26907693_2034540296788723_1102303564032902465_nCALLING ALL MEMBERS OF HOUSE HUFFLEPUFF: The second set of scarves Hogwarts house colors made by Midwest BSFA member Alexandra (in black and gold) are now available for purchase! We’re raising money for our Cowboy Bebop concert in September so get your scarf at the special fundraiser rate of $30 each! Proceeds from the concert will go to Melodic Connections, a local nonprofit that offer music therapy lessons to individuals with special needs. Email midwestbsfa@gmail.com if you’d like to buy one!

 

Midwest BSFA Fundraiser: Hogwarts House Scarves!

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CALLING ALL MEMBERS OF HOUSE SLYTHERIN: The first set of scarves Hogwarts house colors made by Midwest BSFA member Alexandra (🐍in green and silver🐍) are now available for purchase! We’re raising money for our Cowboy Bebop concert next September so get your scarf at the special fundraiser rate of $30 each! Proceeds from the concert will go to Melodic Connections, a local nonprofit that offer music therapy lessons to individuals with special needs. Email midwestbsfa@gmail.com if you’d like to buy one!

 

Join Us for a Ki Khanga RPG Session on Dec. 7!

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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!