Sarah Guan @Sarah_GuanSNOW WHITE >> FOREST OF A THOUSAND LANTERNS @juliecdao
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST >> IN THE VANISHER’S PALACE @aliettedb
ROMEO & JULIET >> STREET LOVE by Walter Dean Myers (RIP, I had to include this one)
There are so many more! You could fill a whole display and then some!
Is it still #MSWL day?
Someone send me an adult SFF novel centering a messy, diverse found family who have to overthrow the empire, or uncover a plot, or fight off invaders—but at the end of the day, you know they’re doing it to save each other as much as to “save the world.”
Kosoko Jackson add A PLACE FOR WOLVES on Goodreads @KosokoJacksonA friendly reminder before we start 2018 Twitter Pitch Season.
Not every book with a black MC can be "Black Panther meets XYZ."
Friendly reminder to publishing:
Not every diverse BOOK in the next 3 yrs can be "Black Panther meets XYZ."
Use this as your chance to EXPAND. pic.twitter.com/G5yig0m2bs
BLACK PANTHER. My heart is full; my brain is on fire.
I want stories like it in my inbox. I want to help them reach readers. But, as one wise writer notes, “#MSWL = #BlackPanther!” is reductionist—however truly felt.
So, a list of specific things I LOVED & want more of in #SFF:
Sarah Guan @Sarah_Guan#MSWL: colonization/decolonization from unexpected perspectives. Show me that assimilation & oppression aren't inevitable, & can be overcome