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Imagining Future Histories: Black Speculative Fiction

This guide is to complement the book display for Black History Month. Featured are Black & African American writers in the Science Fiction community and major important works in this area.

About Walter Mosley


Walter Mosley, Los Angeles Times, May 9, 2013 : News Photo"Walter Mosley (b.1952) is one of the most versatile and admired writers in America today. He is the author of more than 43 critically acclaimed books, including the major bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins. His work has been translated into 23 languages and includes literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. His short fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and The Nation, among other publications. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New York City."

Source: www.waltermosley.com 

Photo credit: Kirk McCoy; Getty Images

Featured works

Interview

"Black America-The Power in Writing With Walter Mosley" uploaded by cunytv75 via YouTube.com