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Title:
Black pulp
Author:
Hancock, Tommy, 1929-
Publication Information:
Batesville, AR : Pro Se Productions, [2013]

©2013
Physical Description:
x, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
Black Pulp is a collection of stories featuring characters of African origin, or descent, in stories that run the gamut of genre fiction. Black Pup, a concept developed by noted crime novelist Gary Phillips, brings some of today's best authors together with up and coming writers to craft adventure tales, mysteries, and more, all with black characters at the forefront. Between these covers are 12 tales of action, adventure, and thrills featuring heroes and heroines of darker hues that will appeal to audiences everywhere!
Language:
English
Contents:
The new pulp fiction, an introduction / Walter Mosley -- Six finger Jack / Joe R. Lansdale -- Decimator Smith and the fangs of the fire serpent / Gary Phillips -- MTIMU / Charles R. Saunders -- Dillon and the alchemist's morning coffee / Derrick Ferguson -- Black Wolfe's debt / D. Alan Lewis -- Rocket Crockett adn the jade dragon / Christopher Chambers -- Drums of the Ogbanje / Mel Odom -- Agnes Viridian and the search for the scales / Kimberly Richardson -- The lawman / Ron Foriter -- Jaguar and the jungleland boogie / Michael A. Gonzales -- A seat at the table / Gar Anthony Haywood -- The hammer of Norgill / Tommy Hancock.
ISBN:
9781484135716
Format :
Book

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From Today's Best Authors and up and coming writers comes BLACK PULP from Pro Se Productions!BLACK PULP is a collection of stories featuring characters of African origin, or descent, in stories that run the gamut of genre fiction! A concept developed by noted crime novelist Gary Phillips, BLACK PULP brings bestselling authors Walter Mosley and Joe R. Lansdale, Gary Phillips, Charles R. Saunders, Derrick Ferguson, D. Alan Lewis, Christopher Chambers, Mel Odom, Kimberly Richardson, Ron Fortier, Michael A. Gonzales, Gar Anthony Haywood, and Tommy Hancock together to craft adventure tales, mysteries, and more, all with black characters at the forefront!"Literature for the masses kindled the imagination and used our reading skills so that we could regale ourselves in the cold chambers of alienation and poverty. We could become Doc Savage or The Shadow, Conan the Barbarian or the brooding King Kull and make a difference in a world definitely gone wrong."--Walter Mosley from his introduction.Between these covers are 12 tales of action, adventure, and thrills featuring heroes and heroines of darker hues that will appeal to audiences everywhere! BLACK PULP! From Pro Se Productions!


Author Notes

Walter Mosley was born in Los Angeles, California on January 12, 1952. He graduated from Johnson State College in Vermont. His first book, Devil in a Blue Dress, was published in 1990, won a John Creasy Award for best first novel, and was made into a motion picture starring Denzel Washington in 1995. He is the author of the Easy Rawlins Mystery series, the Leonid McGill Mystery series, and the Fearless Jones series. His other works include Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, 47, Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, and Twelve Steps toward Political Revelation. He has received numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, the Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award, and PEN America's Lifetime Achievement Award.

(Bowker Author Biography) Walter Mosley is the author of the acclaimed Easy Rawlins series of mysteries, the novels "Blue Light" and "RL's Dream", and two collections of stories featuring Socrates Fortlow, "Always Outnumbered", "Always Outgunned", for which he received the Anisfield-Wolf Award, and "Walkin' the Dog". He is a member of the board of directors of the National Book Awards and the founder of the PEN American Center's Open Book Committee. At various times in his life he has been a potter, a computer programmer, & a poet. He was born in Los Angeles & now lives in New York.

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