Welcome to CLFA member Erin Lale with her timely guest post on the SJW nonsense known as “cultural appropriation.” Cultural appropriation is back in the news again because it’s a perennial topic near Halloween. Facebook users have resurrected a story from 2015 about an art museum in Boston and have been circulating it as news. The Museum … More Appropriating Kimono?
Raging across a darkened land, the CLFA Booknado rips out stale, lefty establishment fiction by the roots and blasts in the new, the positive, and the bargain-priced! Batten down the hatches; the long-suppressed winds of culture change are blowing free in a whirlwind of fresh air! Click on the book image to read more & shop: NEW RELEASES The … More It’s the CLFA September Booknado!
Great news! CLFA is not the only organization to take heed of Breitbart’s “Politics is downstream from culture” admonition. If you haven’t heard of Taliesen Nexus, you need to check them out and subscribe to their newsletter. TalNexus is a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating collaboration between the various people needed to create pro-freedom movies, at the professional … More Freedom-Loving Writers Workshop wraps up in NYC
Over at her blog, Marina’s Musings, CLFA Co-Founder and author Marina Fontaine teases out the cultural ramifications of the new Dragon Awards for those of us who love fiction. She names several important takeaways, but this one in particular is close to our hearts: Why are the above examples important? Because they show to those of … More Why the Dragon Awards matter
The good guys score a direct hit in the culture wars … a graphic novel adaptation of Clinton Cash is now the #1 Bestselling Graphic Novel on the New York Times bestseller list: Last week a group of Marvel and DC collaborators and artists accomplished a pretty powerful feat. They bumped The Killing Joke, the origin story of … More Graphic novel version of Clinton Cash tops New York Times bestseller list
The Conservative Theater Festival in Columbus, Ohio is looking for playwrights. The festival is the brainchild of Robert Cooperman, a native New Yorker playwright and Adjunct Professor of English and Theatre at Ohio University, Lancaster. Inspired by the courageous 2012 Republican Theater Festival in Philadelphia, Cooperman decided that his hometown of Columbus was ripe for such … More Conservative Theater Festival seeks playwrights
“Banned Books Week” is September 25 – October 1 this year. BBW is a program originated by The American Library Association “Office for Intellectual Freedom,” which purports to protect threatened books from attempts at suppression. The ALA website states: The ALA promotes the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinions even if … More American Library Association members caught red-handed conspiring to ban a book
Originally posted on Joel D. Hirst's Blog:
It has become harder to go on Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo these days – my feeds are full of the most ghastly news about Venezuela. Good men forced to steal; not violent men but hungry and with families – burned alive for their troubles. Feral gangs hunting…
The Speculative Fiction Cantina (part of the WriteStream Radio Network) is a weekly radio program and podcast: The Speculative Fiction Cantina: your weekly hypodermic injection of science fiction, fantasy, horror, alternate history, steampunk, cyberpunk, and things weird and wonderful in the world of books and writers. We ask authors the hard questions. You’ll hear from writers … More Speculative Fiction Cantina interviews Marina Fontaine
Literary Outlaws, a website and podcast, is a project of authors Jason Anspach and Kevin G. Summers. Because they weren’t busy enough with their families, farm animals, and old-school D&D lifestyles, Jason and Kevin started the Outlaws as a way to spotlight authors who were thriving outside the “mainstream” lit culture. Guests so far have included Nick Cole, … More Meet the Literary Outlaws