Items tagged "African American fiction"

Book Ends Book Club

We hope you can join us when we read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston! Fair and long-legged, independent and articulate, Janie Crawford sets out to be her own person — no mean feat for a black woman in the ’30s. Janie’s quest for identity takes her through three marriages and into a journey […]

Afrofuturism and Beyond!

I stumbled across this excellent collection of sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative fiction a few years ago. The title and the idea of a collection that was purposefully made in terms of writers of color taking on the themes, tropes, and issues of these genres was really interesting to me. What I found equally interesting were […]