SOBSFic Con presents:

YOU are the Hero: Book Fair!
Saturday, January16, 2016
Free and open to the public, the YOU are the Hero Book Fair is the first book fair in Atlanta, GA to feature works solely by authors of Black Speculative Fiction.
Join us for great conversation, great food and, most of all, Blacktastic Books in which YOU are the hero!

Authors Milton Davis, Balogun Ojetade, Gerald Coleman, Nila Brown and G Russell Gaynor will discuss their books, the Black image in the media, the importance of telling our stories and seeing ourselves as the hero and much more.

The authors will also share brief, exciting excerpts from their works and answer your questions, too.

A huge selection of great science fiction, fantasy and horror written by and about Black people will be available for purchase and signing by the authors.

Delicious, healthy food will be available for purchase, too!

Saturday, January 16, 2016


Waterfront Eatery and Wellness Center

2240 Forest Pkwy, Morrow, Georgia 30260


About Balogun

Balogun is the author of the bestselling Afrikan Martial Arts: Discovering the Warrior Within and screenwriter / producer / director of the films, A Single Link, Rite of Passage: Initiation and Rite of Passage: The Dentist of Westminster. He is one of the leading authorities on Steamfunk – a philosophy or style of writing that combines the African and / or African American culture and approach to life with that of the steampunk philosophy and / or steampunk fiction – and writes about it, the craft of writing, Sword & Soul and Steampunk in general, at He is author of eight novels – the Steamfunk bestseller, MOSES: The Chronicles of Harriet Tubman (Books 1 & 2); the Urban Science Fiction saga, Redeemer; the Sword & Soul epic, Once Upon A Time In Afrika; a Fight Fiction, New Pulp novella, Fist of Afrika; the gritty, Urban Superhero series, A Single Link and Wrath of the Siafu; the two-fisted Dieselfunk tale, The Scythe and the “Choose-Your-Own-Destiny”-style Young Adult novel, The Keys. Balogun is also contributing co-editor of two anthologies: Ki: Khanga: The Anthology and Steamfunk. Finally, Balogun is the Director and Fight Choreographer of the Steamfunk feature film, Rite of Passage, which he wrote based on the short story, Rite of Passage, by author Milton Davis and co-author of the award winning screenplay, Ngolo. You can reach him on Facebook at; on Twitter @Baba_Balogun and on Tumblr at

5 responses »

  1. Fujimoto says:

    It sounds like a lot of fun. I wish for a lot of success to the book fair!

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