“Every year, during Black History Month, we commemorate the achievements of Black people worldwide. This celebration encompasses all facets of Black life and culture, including the written word. By curating this bundle on storybundle.com, I hope to expose more readers to some of the best writing in the Black Fantastic tradition, including bestselling authors, award-winners, and rising stars.” More details here.
Celebrating Black Horror, Part 4: Sugar Hill
This month, we’re highlighting some little known or completely forgotten Black horror films, thanks to the folks at the Department of Afro American Research, Arts, and Culture in Greensboro, North Carolina! Next up, 1974’s Sugar Hill!Continue reading “Celebrating Black Horror, Part 4: Sugar Hill”
Motor City Black Age of Comics & Manga Con on June 4
After two years, the Motor City Black Age of Comics & Manga Convention is back! If you’re in the metro Detroit area, drop by if you can. For more information, visit www.motorcityblackage.com.
Wednesday Nite Write: Screen Time
Create a story with a lickable screen as an element. To read the full story, go to The Verge‘s website.
Write-In Submission – Chip Jive
Here’s a submission from this week’s Midwest BSFA write-in from participant Clara N.! She calls it “Chip Jive.”Continue reading “Write-In Submission – Chip Jive”
Happy Black Speculative Fiction Month!
October is Black Speculative Fiction Month and we at Midwest BSFA would love to know what you are doing to celebrate Black creators who work in the genres under the umbrella of speculative fiction! Have you read P. Djeli Clark‘s Ring Shout or The Black God’s Drums? Have you listened to Tonia Ransom’s horror podcast NIGHTLIGHT? Have you picked up a copy of FIYAH Literary Magazine? There are so many people and projects to support! What are you waiting on? Click here to read about BSFM from one of its founders.
Black Speculative Fiction Authors Virtual Panel on Oct. 10
It’s Black Speculative Fiction Month and we’re partnering with the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County for a virtual program on Oct. 10 featuring some of our favorite authors!Continue reading “Black Speculative Fiction Authors Virtual Panel on Oct. 10”
Midwest BSFA Members to Participate in Steamfunk Panel
Midwest BSFA members will participate in a panel on steamfunk at the International Steampunk Symposium on Saturday, March 30, and Sunday, March 31! The panel will focus on how black American cosplayers/steampunks see themselves in and operate inside of the steampunk genre, and discuss how re-imagining the country’s antebellum past can be represented and reworked in a steampunk future. Continue reading “Midwest BSFA Members to Participate in Steamfunk Panel”
Steamfunkateers, the Steamfunk Role Playing Game, is now available!
We’re DEFINITELY playing this!
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Projects I’m Supporting, Part Eight
It’s Black Speculative Fiction Month and I wanted to highlight some of the projects I’m supporting this month! Continue reading “Projects I’m Supporting, Part Eight”