#DiverseBookBloggersDiscuss: Our Generational Acquiescence of the White Fantasy

Shri

If you know me at all, you’ve probably been on the receiving end of rants regarding today’s utter monotony, particularly in a racial sense, of the fantasy genre. And if you don’t know me, you’re about to experience the customary spiel. However, as much as I can go on and on critiquing the state of the fantasy genre today and its continuous lack of normalized diversity, I’d like to dig a little deeper and explore why exactly the lack of diversity is so much more evident and so much harder to climb out of when it comes to fantasy in the present day. I believe that if we can pinpoint the underlying roots of the issue, it will become easier to question and subvert a lot of the elements of fantasy we have simply accepted as truth. Continue reading

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