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 honored to offer a wide variety of Afrocentric literary delights as rich and varied as the African Diaspora itself.
As part of our #BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth celebration, we will be highlighting Black voices and Black stories, showcasing the writers whose powerful words left imprints on our souls. We’ll interview some of our own authors, learning about them and their inspiration. We’ll offer commentary and editorials on what Black Speculative Fiction means to us personally and professionally; how Black voices shaped our lives.
We’ll be publishing two new Black Speculative Fiction titles: Alice and SLAY, taking both zombies and vampires by storm.
We also discounted our entire library of previously published Black Speculative Fiction titles to $2.99 eBooks and 20% off paperbacks with code BLACK20.
Stay tuned for more #BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth excitementand more epic Black excellence!
2019-Rock Hill, SC-Rock Hill, SC- In celebration of Black Speculative Fiction
Month, Mocha Memoirs Press has released Blood,
Sweat, and Blaster Bolts:Adrenaline
Charged Tales of Speculative Fiction, a collection of high octane science
fiction short stories written by Ronald T. Jones. Renowned for his thrilling,
military science fiction novels, Jones’ new collection promises more blood,
sweat, and blaster bolts! This is
Jones’s third release from Mocha Memoirs Press.
explore the outer reaches of the universe. Charge up your adrenaline and strap
on your courage for action adventure among the stars!
Outpost: An embittered solitary commander of
an isolated space station faces the grave threat of an invading enemy armada
along the ruinous frontier of a fallen galactic empire.
Freebooter: A smuggler crash lands on an
uncharted planet. Her only way off-world is to ally with the planet’s
inhabitants in their struggle against a malignant horde of blood sucking
Safeguard: Earth is a wasteland, except for a
domed utopia populated by a segment of humanity that has managed to remain at
peace for centuries. But that peace is threatened by starfarring zealots bent
on spreading a harshly rigid ideology through force if necessary.
Mission on Gined: An officer, transferred to an
embattled planet, must tackle the mystery of human deaths that may or may not
have been the result of enemy action. All he has to do is survive the war zone
long enough to get the answer he needs.
Approaching a Day of Reckoning: In the far future, humanity
languishes at the bottom of a hierarchy of advanced races. It falls on the
shoulders of one man to over turn the status quo…no matter what it takes to
achieve that end.
Tyler’s Goddess: A Special Forces operator suddenly
finds himself in a strange realm that is most certainly not Earth. Now, he must
use his deadly skill set to save a dwindling human population from extinction
at the hands of bloodthirsty non-human savages.
Mist Lord: A newly posted ambassador to a
lesser world riven by violence and corruption strikes up a relationship with
the ruthless leader of a powerful criminal organization. But all is not as it
appears. The criminal’s actions and the ambassador’s dealings will have galaxy
The Formula: In an alternate, steam driven world,
two agents serving a once great West African state are sent on a mission to
obtain a secret that could radically impact the international order. But this
is no easy venture. Other nations are after this prize. The agents must face an
onslaught of ruthless enemies with enhanced capabilities in a battle for the
Nicole Givens Kurtz states, “Blood,
Sweat, and Blaster Bolts:Adrenaline
Charged Tales of Speculative Fiction is an thrilling and diverse science
fiction collection. This is Afrofuturism, military science fiction at its
You can get
a copy of Blood, Sweat, and Blaster
Bolts:Adrenaline Charged Tales of
Speculative Fiction at the Mocha Memoirs Press website, Amazon, and other
fine online retailers. You can also order the paperback from brick and mortar