Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi & Fantasy Culture by Ytasha L. Womack (Oct 2013) www.iafrofuturism.com
Michael A. Gonzalez captures the Afrofuturism sonic wave with his great essay on the flourishing SF scene. “Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci Fi & Fantasy as “Incorporating autobiography, academic study and information about numerous Afrofuturist practitioners (including Sun Ra, Octavia E. Butler, Janelle Monáe and W. E. B. Dubois), the writer brings us in on “the cosmic ground floor” and proceeds to propel the reader into the stratosphere.
The story includes interviews with writer Greg Tate, poet D. Scott Miller and artist John Jennings. Tate, one of the early writers on Afrofuturism was mentioned in the book. Moreover, “The Surreal Life” chapter highlights D. Scott Miller’s Afrosurreal Manifesto. John Jennings creating the “stunning” cover for the book, too.
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