Isiah Lavender III is the Sterling-Goodman Professor of English at the University of Georgia. He is the author of Afrofuturism Rising: The Literary Prehistory of a Movement (OSU Press, 2019). Lisa Yaszek is professor and faculty coordinator, SciFi@Tech, at Georgia Tech. She is the author of Galactic Suburbia: Recovering Women’s Science Fiction (OSU Press, 2007).
The Future Is Divergent: On “Literary Afrofuturism in the Twenty-First Century”
“Literary Afrofuturism in the Twenty-First Century” stands firm in the messiness of it all, proclaiming that said messiness as, in fact, a part of its making....