BSAM: Black Speculative Arts Movement - Toronto 2018 Convention
You are invited to Lillian H. Smith Branch on Saturday, August 25, at 1 p.m. for the BSAM: Black Speculative Arts Movement - Toronto 2018 Convention. Enjoy and experience art, science, technology, a cosmic market with local vendors, a supernova of live performances, intergalactic conversations, and spices of Afro-Caribbean Carnival. This convention is about everything afrofuturistic and Afrofuturism. All are welcome!
Events and Guests
Black Speculative Fiction
Toronto Public Library has literature from around the world, including African and Caribbean fiction. The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy also has fiction by authors from around the world, including those by Black African, American, Canadian and Caribbean authors.
Here are just a few selections from the Merril Collection and Toronto Public Library, just in case you'd like to do some background reading before you attend the event, or your interest is piqued after the event. You may also wish to explore authors and titles that are new to you, or re-read some old favorites:
Early and Early Modern Science Fiction
Modern American Science Fiction
Modern African Fiction
Hope to see you there!