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Black Sci-Fi & Fantasy + BOOK RECOMMENDS [BHM VID #4]


If i were to ask you to name a popular black science fiction or fantasy author most people can think of two names, if that, Octavia E Butler and Samuel R. Delany. So this video is about giving you both a brief history of black authors in the genre and some books that you may not have read and should check out. So that the next time you think โ€œwell if you want diversity you should write your own stuffโ€ you will know just how full of it you are.

Black History Month Playlist 2016:

Parable of the Sower/Kindred by Octavia Butler

Dhalgren/A.B.C: Three Short Novels: The Jewels of Aptor, The Ballad of Beta-2, They Fly at Ciron

The Vampire Huntress Legend Series #1–13 by L.A. Banks

Who Fears Death/Binti/Akita Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

The Inheritance Trilogy/The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Ghost Summer/ African Immortals Series by Tananarive Due

Inside a Silver Box by Walter Mosley

The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Kai Ashante Wilson

Shadow Blade (Shadowchasers Series) by Seressia Glass

Orleans by Sherri L. Smith

Lionโ€™s Blood by Steven Barnes

Saturn’s Child by Nichelle Nichols & Margaret Wander Bonanno

Falling in Love with Hominids/ The Chaos/Brown Girl in the Ring/ by Nalo Hopkinson

Moses Man of The Mountain by Zora Neale Hurston

Octavia’s Brood Anthology

The Cambion Chronicles by Jaime Reed

Great black heroes/books by non-black authors

Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older

Ben Aaronovitch’s River’s of London

Libba Bray’s Beauty Queens/The Diviners

Jacqueline Koyanago’s Ascension–Tangles Axon Series

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