Black Speculative Fiction-This program has been cancelled.
Date:Saturday, March 31, 2018, 2:00 PM—4:00 PM
Event Type:Author Talks
Age Group:Adult (18+)

Learn about black speculative fiction from the editors of Cosmic Underground: A Grimoire of Black Speculative Discontent.  John Jennings, illustrator of the graphic novel of Octavia Butler's Kindred and Reynaldo Anderson, co-creator of the Black Speculative Arts Movement, will dive into Afrofuturism. The book showcases illustrations, graphic design, literature, posters, and mixed-media digital and analog artworks along with insightful analysis by scholars and talented creatives in the areas of black cultural production. Also, meet Rochon Perry, founder of Cedar Grove Press.

For more information on this topic, check out these materials:

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor.

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin.

My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due.

Seed to Harvest by Octavia E. Butler.

Open to first 155 participants.