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Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora (Paperback)

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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
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