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Saturday, October 20 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Beyond Wakanda

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Writing/dreaming ourselves into a future as African people is a surreal act in itself. Six black writers read their surreal, futuristic, or Wakanda-inspired work.


Authors
avatar for Alan Saint Clark

Alan Saint Clark

Your friendly neighborhood super villain and ontological machanicist moved to Oakland to write his latest graphic novel series, In Search of the Black Panther Party., and also franchise villainy to the west coast. He is also author of the sci fi soap opera, Babylon, and the founder... Read More →
avatar for Thaddeus Howze

Thaddeus Howze

Attendee, Krypton Radio
Thaddeus Howze is an award-winning writer, editor, podcaster and activist creating speculative fiction, scientific, political and cultural commentary from his office in Hayward, California. Thaddeus works as a writer and editor for two magazines, the Good Men Project, a men's magazine... Read More →
avatar for Rochelle Spencer

Rochelle Spencer

Rochelle Spencer is author of AfroSurrealism: The African Diaspora's Surrealist Fiction (Routledge, 2019), co-editor, of All About Skin: Short Fiction by Women of Color (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2018), and a member of the National Book Critics Circle and the Wintergreen Women Writers Collective... Read More →
avatar for Amos White

Amos White

President, Bay Area Generations
Amos White is a haiku poet and author, producer, director and activist. He is author of "The Sound of the Web: Haiku and Poetry on Facebook and Twitter" (CreateSpace, 2013, www.amazon.com/Sound-Web-Poetry-Facebook-Twitter/dp/1456581473/) and is published in several national and international... Read More →
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Audrey T. Williams

Founder, Ancestral Futures
Audrey T. Williams is a Poet|Writer|Activist. In 2019, she earned her MFA in Writing from California College of the Arts. She writes through a lens of Black, multi-cultural ancestry infused with flights of fantasy. Current projects: Of Chutneys and Chitlins: Stories from a Multi-cultural... Read More →
avatar for Dera R. Williams

Dera R. Williams

Attendee, AfroSurreal Writers Workshop
Dera R. Williams is an Oakland writer who writes in the fiction, nonfiction and memoir genres. A child of the Great Migration, she moved to California from Arkansas at two years old. As a family historian, Dera researches and writes about her family and has assisted others in researching... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
The Laundry (upstairs)