With the lack of promotion in mainstream media and the wide variety of black speculative fiction out there, it can be difficult for a new reader to figure out where to start. Whether you like sci-fi or fantasy, these books will set you on your way to becoming a black speculative fiction fan.
The roots of black speculative fiction are contained in this book, with stories and essays spanning over a hundred years from the twenty century to the early twenty-first century. You’ll find hidden gems from authors previously mentioned on this list and then some. With science fiction, paranormal, and fantasy galore, this is a must-read for any serious student of black speculative fiction.