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Month: May 2015

DIXIE BE DAMNED! Read an excerpt!

Posted on May 15th, 2015 in AK Book Excerpts, AK News

Dixie Be Damned: 300 Years of Insurrection in the American South is here!. One of the most exciting things about this book is how well it combines solid (and largely unknown) history with both damn good storytelling and a radical analysis that keeps the contemporary relevance of those stories in continual focus. Here’s a little taste: […]

May 2: Octavia’s Brood @ Afrofuturism Conference, NYC

Posted on May 6th, 2015 in Events

Octavia’s Brood co-editor adrienne maree brown is excited to be invited to speak as the keynote of the Afrofuturism Conference at the New School, May 1-3. adrienne will give the first keynote, Saturday morning.  Get more information here!

May 30: Octavia’s Brood Book Release Party, New Orleans

Posted on May 6th, 2015 in Events

Wildseeds: The New Orleans Octavia Butler Emergent Strategy Collective is excited to bring the co-editors of the groundbreaking anthology, Octavia’s Brood—adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha—to New Orleans to celebrate their book release. Join the editors for a transformative dialogue on science fiction and social justice, as they share stories and questions to help us […]

May 21: Octavia’s Brood @ Think and Drink, Portland

Posted on May 6th, 2015 in Events

Oregon Humanities will welcome Walidah Imarisha, an educator, writer and spoken word artist, as the guest speaker for their 2015 Think & Drink series. Think & Drink is a series of events designed to inspire individuals to have deep conversations and explore new ideas.  In the past, authors such as Cheryl Strayed and Ursula K. Le Guin have led […]