Black Speculative Fiction Month with Dhonielle Clayton
A Part of the John Oliver Killens Reading Series
Thursday, October 11, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Edison O. Jackson Auditorium
1638 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225
This event is free and open to the public.
RSVP IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
This event is sponsored by the Amazon Literary Partnership.
Dhonielle Clayton is the author of New York Times best seller The Belles (Freeform, 2018) and coauthor of the Tiny Pretty Things series (HarperTeen, 2016). She grew up in the Washington, D.C., suburbs on the Maryland side but makes her home in New York City. A former teacher and middle school librarian, Dhonielle is cofounder of CAKE Literary, a lit development company, and COO of the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books.
Directions to Medgar Evers College, CUNY:
Subway: 2/3/4/5 trains to Franklin Ave. Station
B49 bus to Bedford Ave. at Carroll Street
Mission of the State of Black Science Fiction:
The State of Black Science Fiction – SOBSF – is dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, fiction, film, comic books, cosplay, and related popular art-forms, by and about people of African descent, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of black speculative works to art, culture and social justice.
Main Chapter- Atlanta, GA
Founding Members: Milton Davis and Balogun Ojetade
New York Chapter – Brooklyn, NY
Founding Members: Marc Abbott, Kirk A. Johnson, M. Kayana Lewis, and Steven Van Patten