Writers Who Look Like Me

I usually don’t write posts about being an African American fantasy writer. When people choose a book, most don’t care about the author’s race. Most don’t notice the character’s skin color. That’s how it should be. I don’t register a person’s skin color unless it’s pointed out to me. I Read more…

Diversity in Speculative Fiction

Recently, there’s been an awesome dialogue going on about diversity in sci-fi, fantasy and horror. This discussion has nothing to do with Black History Month, a month I don’t particularity care for. I understand the purpose of Black History Month. But, the history/impact of people of color (POC) in the Read more…

BookExpo America: The Exhibits

Wonder what you have to do to get your book advertised on the steps inside Jacob Javits Center. That’s hardcore. My second day at BookExpo America began with a panel discussion called The Real Deal- Update on The African American Literacy. I was excited but cautious of this one since my books Read more…