Author K. Ceres Wright joins us for the final Black Sci-Fi Book Club discussion of 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 26 on Twitter! We recently caught up with her to talk about her writing journey, her reading habits and how to reach your dreams. (Click here to read the story we’ll be discussing and use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to add your thoughts!) Read More
So it’s the end of the year but there are still plenty of crowdfunding projects out there that need your support. Here’s the latest round of projects I’ve supported. Read More
Join us for Black Sci-Fi Book Club from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26 as we discuss K. Ceres Wright’s short story, “Something New.” Click here to read the story and then use the hashtag #blackscifibookclub to add your two cents on Twitter!
We recently chatted with cosplayer/author TaLynn Kel about her geek journey, dealing with racism when it hits close to home, challenging allies and what she gets out of cosplaying. Read More
If you’re tired of stuffing yourself with food this Turkey Day, feel free to gobble down “Tryed Thanksgiving,” another flash fiction story from Midwest BSFA member, Renee Tecco! Enjoy! Read More
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!
Midwest BSFA recently spoke with Troy Wiggins, co-editor of Fiyah Magazine, about his publication, the “Voices On Fiyah” project and the general brilliance of black speculative fiction writers. Read More
Midwest BFSA is getting a group together to play Ki Khanga in the next couple of months. We’ll let you know when you get this scheduled!
Ki Khanga: The Sword and Soul Role Playing Game, by Balogun Ojetade and Milton Davis, puts you in the role of a character of your liking in a world of mystery and magic; of villainy and victory; of sword… and soul.
Will you delve for lost artifacts in the ruins of ancient temples? Strap on beaded armor and an nkisi necklace to battle undead legions as they storm your city upon the backs of skeletal camels, or defend your village from a swarm of ravenous impundulu? Whether you’re making your way through the magical forests of Wandatu or fighting to survive in the palm oil-lit back alleys of Sati-Baa, you and your team will need all your wits, combat skill, and magic to make it through. But most of all, you’ll need each other.
This rulebook is the essential centerpiece of Ki Khanga: The Sword and Soul Role Playing Game
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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