Date:Saturday, February 24, 2018, 2:00 PM—4:00 PM
Event Type:Author Talks
Age Group:Adult (18+)
Learn about black speculative fiction from the editors of Cosmic Underground: A Grimoire of Black Speculative Discontent. John Jennings, illustrator of Octavia Butler's Kindred and Reynaldo Anderson, co-creator of the Black Speculative Arts Movement, will dive into Afrofuturism, AstroBlackness, the EthnoGothic, Magical Realism, Sword and Soul and the AfroSurreal. The book showcases illustrations, graphic design, literature, posters, and mixed-media digital and analog artworks along with insightful analysis by scholars and talented creatives in the areas of black cultural production. Also, meet Rochon Perry, founder of Cedar Grove Press. PLEASE NOTE: This program has been rescheduled from February 24 to March 31, 2018.