Press Release for Slice Girls

Press Release February 9, 2021 — Rock Hill, SC. The publishers of SLAY, Black Magic Women, and The Grotesquerie are pleased to announce a fourth anthology of groundbreaking femme-centric horror: Slice Girls. Mocha Memoirs Press is on a mission to amplify marginalized voices in speculative fiction by publishing diverse and inclusive stories featuring protagonists beyond […]

#BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth Celebration

October is #BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth, and we’re proud to celebrate; Black Speculative Fiction is our lifeblood. Started by a Black woman on a mission to amplify marginalized voices in speculative fiction, Mocha Memoirs Press was founded with the purpose of publishing those mainstream presses often ignore. From groundbreaking Afrocentric horror anthologies to Afro-Futurism and Afro-Fantasy, we are […]

Sheree Renée Thomas Slays Eleven Questions (repost)

(Originally posted on the MVMedia Blog) 1). Tell us a bit about yourself. I was born by the river, in a little tent. And just like that river, I’ve been writing ever since. Hat tip to Sam Cooke! No but seriously, I’m a Memphis-based writer, born near the Mississippi River on a street called Life. […]

Milton Davis Slays Eleven Questions (repost)

(Originally posted on the MVMedia Blog) 1). Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m an indie author and owner of MVmedia, LLC, a publishing company specializing in science fiction and fantasy based on African/African Diaspora culture, history and traditions. I’ve written and published 21 novels and edited/co-edited seven anthologies. 2). Who is your favorite vampire […]

Dicey Grenor Slays Eleven Questions (repost)

(Originally posted on the MVMedia Blog) 1). Tell us a bit about yourself. Been practicing law in TX since 2005. Been married since 2007. Been a mom since 2007. Been writing and publishing sci-fi fantasy horror fiction since 2011. Been hosting the Sex & Horror Podcast since 2019. Been writing scripts since February 2020. Been […]

Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki Slays Eleven Questions (repost)

(Originally posted on the MVMedia Blog) 1). Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki. I am an African speculative fiction writer from, and resident in Nigeria. I am a slush reader, writer and editor. 2). Who is your favorite vampire author? Anne Rice. 3). If you had the choice, would […]

Valjeanne Jeffers Slays Eleven Questions (repost)

(Originally posted on the MVMedia Blog) 1). Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a speculative fiction writer, a Spelman College graduate, a member of the Horror Writers Association and the Carolina African America Writers’ Collective. I’m the author of nine books, including my Immortal and Mona Livelong: Paranormal Detective series, and I’ve been published in numerous anthologies including: Steamfunk!; Sycorax’s Daughters; Black […]

Lynette Hoag Slays Eleven Questions (repost)

(Originally posted on the MVMedia Blog) 1). Tell us a bit about yourself. I am an attorney and married mother of one son, one cat and one Doodle. We live in Oak Park, just west of Chicago. 2). Who is your favorite vampire author? Anne Rice 3). If you had the choice, would you be […]

L. Marie Wood Slays Eleven Questions (repost)

(Originally posted on the MVMedia Blog) 1). Tell us a bit about yourself. Hi! I’m L. Marie Wood and I am a psychological horror author. When I’m not writing horror fiction, I am reading it. When I’m not doing that, I am teaching ways to create it. When I’m not doing that, I am watching […]

John Linwood Grant Slays Eleven Questions (repost)

(Originally posted on the MVMedia Blog) 1). Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a born and bred Yorkshireman, a hardy breed from the bleak coast of the North of England, and I’m a writer and editor. I started late in life, but I’ve had sixty plus stories published in the last four or five […]