Tananarive Due

Tananarive Due

Tananarive Due

Continuing Lecturer

Email: tanadue@ucla.edu

Office: 1317 Rolfe Hall

Office Hours: Tuesday & Thurday 11a-noon (by appointment only)

Zoom Meeting ID: 825 8958 2422 (make appointment to receive meeting password)

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Continuing LecturerDepartment of African American Studies

Tananarive Due (tah-nah-nah-REEVE doo) is an award-winning author who teaches Black Horror and Afrofuturism at UCLA. She is an executive producer on Shudder’s groundbreaking documentary Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror. A leading voice in black speculative fiction for more than 20 years, Due has won an American Book Award, an NAACP Image Award, and a British Fantasy Award, and her writing has been included in best-of-the-year anthologies. Her books include Ghost Summer: StoriesMy Soul to Keep, and The Good House. She and her late mother, civil rights activist Patricia Stephens Due, co-authored Freedom in the Family: a Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights. She is married to author Steven Barnes, with whom she collaborates on screenplays. They live with their son, Jason, and two cats.