Other Authors

I am frequently asked what authors of speculative fiction I can recommend, especially authors of color. Please find below a list of our noteworthy contemporary spefic authors of color, which will be updated on a regular basis.


GeraldColemanGerald L. Coleman

Gerald L. Coleman is a Philosopher, Theologian, Poet, and Author residing in Atlanta. Born in Lexington, he did his undergraduate work in Philosophy and English at the University of Kentucky. He followed that by completing a degree in Religious Studies and concluding with a Master’s degree in Theology at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville. His most recent work appears in, Pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture, Drawn To Marvel: Poems From The Comic Books, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel Vol. 18, Black Bone Anthology, the 10th Anniversary Issue of Diode Poetry Journal, and About Place Journal. He is a speculative fiction author with short stories published in the Science Fiction, Cyberfunk Anthology: The City, the Rococoa Anthology by Roaring Lion, and the upcoming Dark Universe: Interregnum. He is the author of the Epic Fantasy novel saga The Three Gifts, which currently includes When Night Falls (Book One) and A Plague of Shadows (Book Two). He has appeared on panels at DragonCon, SOBSFCon, Atlanta Science Fiction & Fantasy Expo, the Outer Dark Symposium, and has been a Guest Author and panelist at JordonCon. He is a co-founder of the Affrilachian Poets and has recently released three collections of poetry entitled the road is long, falling to earth, and microphone check. You can find him at geraldlcoleman.co.

nkurtz102014Nicole Givens Kurtz

My name is Nicole Givens Kurtz, and I’m an author of speculative fiction. I personally invite you to visit one of my other worlds.  Select any of the portals on the tabs above to take you there.

In addition to writing, I am the owner of Mocha Memoirs Press, LLC. We publish speculative fiction, horror, romance, and fantasy. If you want to try fresh flavors in fiction, stop by Mocha to download a new fiction title.

When I’m not writing, I work as an educator. I also serve as a guest at various regional science fiction conventions. I speak on topics such as, but not limited to, diversity in speculative fiction, dystopian fiction, and weird westerns.

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