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Norman Spinrad on African Science Fiction

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The Great Norman Spinrad African SF Contretemps

The Fatal Paragraph

So, for now at least, and in the apparent absence of a significant body of science fiction written by born and bred Africans, this Caucasian American (Mike Resnick) is probably the closest thing there is or has been to an African science fiction writer, with the exception of Octavia Butler. Who did write the same sort of thing, and did it well, and was Black to boot, but I use that politically incorrect word rather than “African American” because aside from her genetic heritage she was no more African than Mike Resnick.

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http://worldsf.wordpress.com/2010/03/12/third-world-worlds-link-compilation/

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