Charles R. Saunders
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  • Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • Canada
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Blacks in Wonderland Access

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Blacks in SF/fantasy back in the day

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DOSSOUYE II IS IN THE HOUSE!

I am proud to announce that "Dossouye: The Dancers of Mulukau" is now available at http://www.lulu.com. The novel is the sequel to "Dossouye." It's another superlative effort by Sword & Soul Media publisher  Brother Uraeus. And the cover art by Mshindo Kuumba is…See More
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About Me:
I am the author of the Imaro novels, which are more fantasy than science fiction, and also a new novel about an African Amazon named Dossouye, as well as several short stories published in anthologies.

My literary life, which goes back to the early 1970s, has had a lot of ups and downs. I'm now coming out of a down, and movin' on up.

I look forward to interacting with other people who are interested in the black perspective on science fiction and fantasy.
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DOSSOUYE II IS IN THE HOUSE!

Posted on February 2, 2012 at 1:56pm 11 Comments

I am proud to announce that "Dossouye: The Dancers of Mulukau" is now available at http://www.lulu.com. The novel is the sequel to "Dossouye." It's another superlative effort by Sword & Soul Media publisher  Brother Uraeus. And the cover art by Mshindo…

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DAMBALLA IS IN THE HOUSE!

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 1:54pm 5 Comments

 The heyday of the pulp magazines was before my time. I was born during the dying days of that era, and by the time I was old enough to read and appreciate the fiction those magazines published, they were long gone -- in spirit, at least. But I did delve heavily into paperback books, which are the…

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IMARO IV IS IN THE HOUSE!

Posted on December 31, 2009 at 8:47am 3 Comments

It means more than you can imagine for me to be able to say that the fourth book in the Imaro series, Imaro: The Naama War, is now available. It can be ordered directly from:



http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/imaro-the-naama-war/7987470



I first wrote this book nearly 25 years ago. It was to be the apex of the Imaro series. In… Continue

I'M BACK

Posted on November 21, 2009 at 1:29pm 3 Comments

I've been "away" for a while, primarily because an internet glitch prevented me from connecting with BSFS or any of my other ning groups. Thankfully, the problem has been fixed, and you'll be seeing a lot more activity from me here in the future.



As far as news goes, I've recently finished the first draft of my second volume of Dossouye's adventures. Now, it's polishing time.



Also, I've just posted a blog entry about Dossouye's war-bull, Gbo, at my website,… Continue

IMARO FAN CLUB

Posted on October 11, 2009 at 8:57am 0 Comments

I just now became aware (thanks to Milton Davis) of the existence of an Imaro Fan Club on Facebook. Here's the link: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=11182358021.

If anyone on BSFS wants to swell the ranks over there, feel free.

And be sure to check out the interview I did of Milton on my website, www.charlessaunderswriter.com. The Griot tells all!

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Holy crap!
I feel like a dolt. I've seen your stuff here at the BSFS for a while but it didn't sink in that it was actually you. Please forgive my glacial slowness for 'doing the math' sir!

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Brother Charles, thank you again for the fantastic review :)!! I'm going to tweet it all over the place :) Have a beautiful weekend!
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Happy Birthday!
At 3:54pm on July 2, 2011, Elwin Cotman said…
Thanks for recommending it to me! I hope you're doing well. Congrats on the new book!
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Dust off those old specfic flashfics and short stories you’ve got lying around.

Spec Fics is now accepting submissions from Guest Authors who would like to showcase their overlooked works on our website. To that end, we are now accepting short works of fiction to be made available for free online reading.

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