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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 Tony Puryear and Ericka Alexander

Image result for Erika Alexander and Tony Puryear"Erika Alexander is an award-winning actress, a writer and producer. She is known to television fans as "Maxine Shaw" from the hit series Living Single (for which she won two NAACP Image Awards) and as "Cousin Pam" on The Cosby Show." Together with her husband, Tony Puryear, a screenwriter and director, they authored the graphic novel series, Concrete Park. Concrete Park covers a string of characters, who are exiled to a distant planet and struggle to survive in a strange and dangerous world. - Source: