Black Pulp Fiction

Written by
Kinohi Nishikawa, Left of Black
May 19, 2020


The rise of Black pulp fiction was largely attributed to the success of Blaxpoitation films, like Dolemite, which offered a more raw depiction of African American daily life in the 1970's. Princeton Assistant Professor of English Kinohi Nishikawa sat down with host Dr. Mark Anthony Neal to discuss these trends and his newest publication, Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground (University of Chicago Press, 2018).

[Originally published on May 14, 2020 via Left of Black]