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COVER REVEAL: Afro-Centered Futurisms in Our Speculative Fiction

 A huge congrats to all involved, especially Eugen Bacon for pulling it all off๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ❤️๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ Pre-order now.  Table of Contents Preface The Structure of This Book Chapter 1. On Afrocentric Futurisms–The Case for an Inclusive Expression Suyi Okungbowa, Nigeria/Canada Chapter 2. Cosmologies and Languages Building Africanfuturism Stephen Embleton, South Africa/UK Chapter 3. An Afrofuturistic Dystopia and the Afro-irreal Eugen Bacon, Tanzania/Australia Chapter 4. The power of African Spirituality in Africanfuturism Nuzo Onoh, Nigeria/UK Chapter 5. Black Futurisms vs. Systems of Domination Shingai Njeri Kagunda, Kenya Chapter 6. Faith and Fantasy–Afrofuturist and Africanfuturist Spirituality Cheryl S. Ntumy, Ghana Chapter 7. Queer Imaginings in Africanfuturism Inspired by African History Xan van Rooyen, South Africa/Finland Chapter 8. Afrofuturism and Exploring Cultural Identity as a Process of Becoming Aline-Mwezi Niyonsenga, Rwanda/Australia Chapter 9. Fabulist Imaginings in Tales of the Da

Side by Side: a Bones & Runes Review

  Always great to get reviews. A thorough review of Bones & Runes from James Nicholl. ❤️๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ‘€ SIDE BY SIDE "Embleton’s tale is engaging and fast paced, his South Africa vividly portrayed. The narrative draws on a diverse assortment of traditions. Rather alarmingly for the protagonists, Mlilo’s is predominant and as the gods so kindly point out to him, in his tradition failure is very much an option even for the best of heroes." Read the full review here.