Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany will honor science fiction’s living legend, the author of over 20 novels, approximately as many short stories, five notable memoirs and counting, and 10 essential books of genre criticism. What we’re looking for: We want stories and critical essays that relate in some way to the strength …
A look at the podcast scene reveals that self-described Black nerds are very active in producing all types of Internet radio shows, and in doing so, are helping to shift the image of the typical nerd to a more realistic view – that no one color, creed, culture, or gender dominates nerd culture.
Black Speculative Fiction Author Alicia McCalla interviews debut author Rasheedah Phillips about the Black motherhood and intergenerational poverty themes in her debut novel Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales)
yay my first interview on my book is up:)
In Cassandra Medley’s Relativity, a brilliant young biogeneticist named Kalima is up for a prestigious fellowship – but in doing so, she runs the risk of alienating her mother, a leading proponent of melanin theory. Melanin theory argues that blacks are inherently superior due to a higher concentration of melanin in their genes. Kalima’s research puts her at increasing odds with her mother’s beliefs, and she must ultimately decide whether to side with her family or her findings.
Relativity stars Deidrie Henry as Kalima, Judyann Elder as Claire, and Jason Ritter as Dan, with James Pickens Jr., Terrell Tilford, and Lorraine Toussaint. Associate producers: Christina Montano and Jennifer Brooks. Stage manager and live sound effects: Tracy Pattin. Original music composed and performed by Stuart K. Robinson. Recording, editing, and mixing engineer: Mark Holden for Video Box Studios. Our director is Stuart K. Robinson.