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Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora

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Publisher Comments:

For the first time, 40 short stories from past and present black science fiction and fantasy writers have been collected in a one-of-a-kind anthology. Authors include Steven Barnes, Octavia E. Butler, Samuel R. Delany, Tananarive Due, and Walter Mosley.

Synopsis:

This volume introduces black science fiction, fantasy, and speculative fiction writers to the generations of readers who have not had the chance to explore the scope and diversity among African-American writers.

Table of Contents

Fiction. Sister Lilith / Honoree Fanonne Jeffers — The comet / W.E.B. Du Bois — Chicage 1927 / Jewelle Gomez — Separation anxiety / Evie Shockley — Tasting songs / Leone Ross — Can you wear my eyes / Kalamu ya Salaam — Like daughter / Tananarive Due — Greedy choke puppy / Nalo Hopkinson — Rhythm travel / Amiri Baraka — Buddy Bolden / Kalamu ya Salaam — Aye, and Gomorrah-- / Samuel R. Delany — Ganger (ball lightning) / Nalo Hopkinson — The becoming / Akua Lezli Hope — The goophered grapevine / Charles W. Chestnutt — The evening and the morning and the night / Octavia E. Butler --Twice, at once, separated / Linda Addison — Gimmile's songs / Charles R. Saunders — At the huts of Ajala / Nisi Shawl — The woman in the wall / Steven Barnes — Ark of bones / Henry Dumas — Butta's backyard barbecue / Tony Medina — At life's limits / Kiini Ibura Salaam — The astral visitor Delta blues / Robert Fleming — The space traders / Derrick Bell — The pretended / Darryl A. Smith — Hussy Strutt / Ama Patterson ; Essays. Racism and science fiction / Samuel R. Delany — Why Blacks should read (and write) science fiction / Charles R. Saunders — Black to the future / Walter Mosley — Yet do I wonder / Paul D. Miller — The monophobic response / Octavia E. Butler.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780446525831
Editor:
Thomas, Sheree R.
Publisher:
Mysterious Press
Author:
Thomas, Sheree R.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - Space Opera
Subject:
Fantasy fiction, American
Subject:
Science Fiction - Anthologies
Subject:
Science fiction, american
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Anthologies
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Space Opera
Edition Description:
Mysterious Press
Series:
Dark Matter
Series Volume:
no. 30
Publication Date:
20000731
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.30x6.30x1.30 in. 1.76 lbs.

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