Ytasha L. Womack

Ytasha L. Womack (Chicago)

Ytasha L. Womack is an author, filmmaker, and innovator. Her books include the sci fi adventure Rayla 2212 (2014), Afrofuturism (2013), Post Black (2010), and Beats Rhymes and Life (2007). Her films The Engagement (2006) and Love Shorts (2004) were featured in film festivals across the United States and her sci fi film Bar Star City goes into production in 2014. A Chicago native, she has a BA in Mass Media Arts from Clark Atlanta University, studied Media Management at Columbia College in Chicago, and received a Master’s Certificate in the New Thought Philosophy at the Johnnie Coleman Institute.

Event-s + project-s:

Afro to the Future: Paving Pathways to Liberation

Feminist Technics, Queer Machines: Inventing Better Futures