Hollywood doesn’t set you free; she crawls under your skin and into your head. She feeds you her pulse and pulls you into her sun starched rhythm. In Hollywood, there is no such thing as typical, no blueprint or uniform. We are not identifiable. We move slowly but are never settled. I walk her streets with vigilance and curious eyes. There is always something to see.
Hugo Award winners N.K. Jemisin and Ann Leckie are two of the most accomplished authors writing science fiction and fantasy today. At their New York Comic Con panel on the New classics of SciFi and Fantasy, they talked everything from working as writers in the modern world to how diversity is changing across the entirety of media. Here’s what they had to say:
Ta-Nehisi Coates (left) and Jason Reynolds (right)
Two outstanding authors discussed their process and craft at New York Comic Con on Thursday. We wanted to share some of their best insights.
Ta-Nehisi Coates is known for his work as a national correspondent for The Atlantic, a memoir, The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood and novel, Between the World and Me. He currently writes Marvel’s Black Panther.