Black voices in speculative fiction aren’t new, but awareness of our participation in sci-fi, horror and fantasy is on the rise. This is partially due to the scandals and also to the increase in Black audiences in the sci-fi, fantasy and horror television and motion picture industries.
“'Beloved' would have been considered gothic horror if it had been written from a white character’s point of view by a white author.”
When there aren’t enough Black folks doing the writing, Black characters are written by white writers with all the inherent biases.
Wanda reviews “Toni Morrison: Pieces That I Am” (2019)