Exclusive Interview: “Archangels Of Funk” Author Andrea Hairston


With Archangels Of Funk (hardcover, Kindle, audiobook), writer Andrea Hairston is giving us a third opportunity to hang out with Cinnamon Jones, the main character of her novels Redwood And Wildfire and Will Do Magic For Small Change.

In the following email interview, Hairston discusses what inspired and influenced this Afrofuturist story.

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“Tales Of Kenzera: ZAU” Review


Given how often we hear people talking about books and stories transporting us to other worlds, it’s curious how infrequently it’s used as a story device in video games.

But that’s exactly what happens to Zau in Tales Of Kenzera: ZAU (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PC), a new side-scrolling action game in which a young man grieving the death of his father reads a Bantu tale written by his dad, only to find himself transported to the land of Kenzera, where, he hopes, he can bargain with Kalunga, the God Of Death, to bring his Baba back to the land of the living.

If only it was that easy.

Or that unique.