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Maria – The Angry Black Woman
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I Got Your Book: Linky links!

Tu Books is looking for authors of color! Ken Liu’s story is lyrically beautiful.  Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat. Nnedi continues to rock out.  Letter to the black babies of the future. Pre-WWII black SF.  Black mermaids. Black Lit Magazine talks SF/F Mother/Daughter struggles in Parable of the Talents.

I Got Your Book: A Triumphant Return

Sorry, my beauties! This is a much delayed post.  Tanarive Due has a fantastic novel out.  The Fen of Color LJ comm recently celebrated spec fic authors of color.  Deluge features black mermaids.  Assassin’s Creed to feature a woman of color in its newest release.  Here’s a

I Got Your Book: Helping YOU Read a Lot

LaShawn Wanak has a story getting reprinted. Futuredaze is looking for submissions.  Gena talks about being a POC and reading fairy tales.  Samuel R. Delany is reviewed by Locus. A rising playwright needs help to make the world premiere of her work.  This game featuring

I Got Your Book: The Gilda Stories

Like always, we gotta start with some celebrations! Princeless has been nominated for an Eisner! Mary Anne Mohanraj’s collection of SF erotica looks fantastic! Charles Saunders‘ Damballa, was just awarded Best Pulp Novel of 2011! Here’s an excerpt of a review: All of the wondrous

I Got Your Book: This Time, It’s LITERARY

Two new anthologies prominently featuring authors of color are fundraising RIGHT NOW!!! A review of Kingdom of Gods A review of this month’s Stone Telling On why multiculturalism is just good writing.  Hooray for Tayari Jones — reader demands have made her first two books once again available! Annnnnnnnnd here’s Kindred…. as a radio

I Got Your Book: Into the Wise Dark

Let’s begin with some links: Hooray for Linda Addison, whose How to Recognize a Demon Has Become Your Friend received a Bram Stoker Award from the World Horror Association! The ToC for Steampunk Revolutions! More discussion of Hunger Games (the last link is to a review that focuses on the movie from an indigenous, social justice oriented perspective)

The Power of Performance

I received the email below this afternoon, and am re-posting it with permission from Dr. McCune. In it, he emphasizes that activism surrounding Trayvon Martin’s murder must not be conflated with misogyny.  ——————— On Wednesday, The Department of Women’s Studies and American Studies–along with African-American

I Got Your Book: REVENGE OF THE BOOK

This update is mostly signal boosts. Next time, I’ll have a book review up for Neesha Meminger’s Into the Wise Dark! This children’s bookstore needs a makeover! Nnedi won a BEST NOVEL World Fantasy Award for Who Fears Death! Andrea Hairston is WisCon Guest of

I Got Your Book: Signal Boosts

I’m still reading — and enjoying Moondancer Drake’s Ancestral Magic. Until I get the chance to do an actual review, here’s a couple of fabulous signal boosts. :) Ahem! Delux_Vivens linked to Inside the Favelas Linda Addison has a new collection out, entitled How to

I GOT YOUR BOOK: Post the First

This here is a new series designed to boost the profile of SF authors of color. First up, we have a few signal boosts: Tobias Buckell is looking for help to fund Apocalypse Ocean, a Sly Mongoose novel. Ephemere is nearly done with Kandila  An