Monday, February 11, 2008

Black History Month Recommended Reading List

The Carl Brandon Society, who is dedicated to addressing the representation of people of color in the fantastical genres such as science fiction, fantasy and horror, has put out a recommended reading list of books for Black History Month. The list is below:


"So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy" edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Uppinder Mehan

"Parable of the Sower" by Octavia Butler

"Dhalgren" by Samuel R. Delany

"My Soul to Keep" by Tananarive Due

"The Coyote Kings of the Space Age Bachelor Pad" by Minister Faust

"Mindscape" by Andrea Hairston

"Wind Follower" by Carole McDonnell

"Futureland" by Walter Mosley

"The Shadow Speaker" by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu

"Zahrah the Windseeker" by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu


And the 2005 CARL BRANDON SOCIETY AWARD Winners:

• PARALLAX AWARD given to works of speculative fiction created by a
person of color:

"47" by Walter Mosley

• KINDRED AWARD given to any work of speculative fiction dealing with
issues of race and ethnicity; nominees may be of any racial or ethnic
group:

"Stormwitch" by Susan Vaught
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