10 Black Science Fiction Authors Everyone Should Know

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Balogun Ojetade

Besides being the author of the bestselling “Afrikan Martial Arts: Discovering the Warrior Within,” Ojetade is also a screenwriter, producer and director of the sci-fi films, A Single Link, Rite of Passage: Initiation and Rite of Passage: The Dentist of Westminster.

He has written six novels including bestseller, “Moses: The Chronicles of Harriet Tubman (Books 1 & 2),” and “Once Upon a Time in Afrika.” He is also the contributing co-editor of the anthologies “Ki: Khanga: The Anthology” and “Steamfunk.”

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Valjeanne Jeffers

Valjeanne Jeffers is the author of multiple award-winning series, including the “Immortal” series and “The Switch II” series. Her work tends to air on the erotic side, pairing fantasy worlds with passion and desire.

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  1. There are also Nnedi Okorafor, Octavia Butler, Tannanrive Due,Steven Barnes and up and coming Susan Diane Mitchell ( she's created a unique genre of her own)!!