Category: Books

Book Review: “Retelling of History Fused with Afrofuturism in Sasha Banks’ america, MINE” by Maya Williams

Sasha Banks’ poetry collection america, MINE is not just an important retelling of ghosts and ancestors of our past in the scope of African American history; it is a premonition of what is to come in Black people’s future. It completely delivers beyond what is expected in a debut poetry

Care in Uncertain Times Syllabus: Groundwork to New Futures

Since the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been intrigued by the archives and online courses that have opened up to the global community free of charge. There are millions of people who want to continue to learn, and some who are forced to teach remotely during this time.

Existential Stimuli: 64 Books to Read From Our Literary {Archive}

Accessibility on all fronts has been compromised due to our current global pandemic. I don’t know how long or how many times I am going to have to write the prior sentence, but we at TERSE. are willing to stay as focused and as stimulated as possible. I’ve been reading

{EIC Reading Recommendation} Afrofuturists: Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales) by Rasheedah Phillips

The future is now. So, there’s no better time to delve into afrofuturist writing and literary explorations. “Afrofuturism is not only a subgenre of science fiction. It is a larger aesthetic mode that encompasses a diverse range of artists working in different genres and media who are united by their

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