Octavia Butler wrote about a zealot who promised to “Make America great again.” Sound familiar?
"The Door at the Crossroads" may not be perfect, but it deserves to exist in the world. It can serve as a mirror for so many Black teens who never get to see themselves in the pages of a fantasy novel. My hope is that my act of Black feminist resistance will inspire a new generation of writers
Don't dream it, be it.
Danai Gurira is multi-talented acting force of nature, super-fabulous in bringing such emotional depth to her role on The Walking Dead. Her performance is the kind we have not seen lately, in the sci-fi drama genre or, frankly, any other genre.
Burton's recollection of being bolstered by Butler's black heroes echoes previous comments about his commitment to promoting
In case you've ever looked at the whitewashed array of dystopian and post-apocalyptic books that line the shelves and asked yourself, "Do people of color survive the apocalypse?" the answer is yes. Read these books.
First published in Publishers Weekly This week: an author who can do seemingly anything with words, a Florida to Alaska road
We recently read Rachel Maddux’s essay “Here with the Windies” about the sudden, shocking death of Margaret Mitchell back