In this video, Sheree Renee Brown joins a panel to discuss the definition and history of Afrofuturism.
This volume introduces black science fiction, fantasy, and speculative fiction writers to the generations of readers who have not had the chance to explore the scope and diversity among African-American writers.
Fiction. Sister Lilith - Honoree Fanonne Jeffers The Comet - W.E.B. Du Bois Chicage 1927 - Jewelle Gomez Black No More (novel excerpt) - George S. Schuyler separation anxiety - Evie Shockley Tasting Songs - Leone Ross Can You Wear My Eyes - Kalamu ya Salaam Like Daughter - Tananarive Due Greedy Choke Puppy - Nalo Hopkinson Rhythm Travel - Amiri Baraka Buddy Bolden - Kalamu ya Salaam Aye, and Gomorrah... - Samuel R. Delany Ganger (Ball Lightning) - Nalo Hopkinson The Becoming - Akua Lezli Hope The Goophered Grapevine - Charles W. Chestnutt The Evening and the Morning and the Night - Octavia E. Butler Twice, at Once, Separated - Linda Addison Gimmile's Songs - Charles R. Saunders At the Huts of Ajala - Nisi Shawl The Woman in the Wall - Steven Barnes Ark of Bones - Henry Dumas Butta's Backyard Barbecue - Tony Medina Future Christmas (novel excerpt) - Ishmael Reed At Life's Limits - Kiini Ibura Salaam The African Origins of UFOs (novel excerpt) - Anthony Joseph The Astral Visitor Delta Blues - Robert Fleming The Space Traders - Derrick Bell The Pretended - Darryl A. Smith Hussy Strutt - Ama Patterson
Essays. Racism and Science Fiction - Samuel R. Delany Why Blacks Should Read (and Write) Science Fiction - Charles R. Saunders Black to the Future - Walter Mosley Yet Do I Wonder - Paul D. Miller The Monophobic Response - Octavia E. Butler(less)