Tiara Janté is an award-winning storyteller, creating narratives that merge speculative fiction with the intricate truths of history, contemporary life, and envisioned futures.
At the heart of her work is Hoodoofuturism—a term she coined to explore the deep, often untold stories of Black individuals, their heritage, particularly within Hoodoo practices, and their journey through the American landscape.
Tiara holds a Bachelor of Arts in English & Literature from Muhlenberg College, and is preparing to obtain a Master of Arts in Professional and Digital Media Writing from East Stroudsburg University in 2024.
Her diverse portfolio stretches across fiction and non-fiction realms, showcasing her fervent dedication to enriching and uplifting Black communities globally. Her writing is not just her passion but a vehicle for social change, aiming to amplify the vibrancy of Black culture throughout the Diaspora.
Residing in the metro-Atlanta area with her children, Tiara's work is centered on celebrating Black excellence. Whether through storytelling, motherhood, womahood, or her immersive cultural explorations, she is a relentless force for transformation, continuously conjuring innovative ways to inspire and make a meaningful impact on the world.
Dive into the heart of the Black spectacular with "Zone Eleven & Other Dope Tales," releasing March 5, 2024. In this exclusive, limited-edition copy, Hoodoo and AfroFuturism merge to craft stories that resonate with power, heritage, and imagination. Beyond the gripping tales of horror, sci-fi, and fantasy, this edition boasts unique bonus content, immersing you deeper into each otherworldly narrative. For those seeking the core experience, alternate editions will be available at major online retailers. But for a true journey into the soul of speculative fiction, where Black cultural legacy meets visionary futures, the deluxe edition is your key to uncharted realms. Preorder your signed, deluxe edition only available here, and embark on your adventure - March 5th awaits!
Espionage, Intrigue, Secrets, Lies. Welcome to the world of Spyfunk!, a collection of spy tales that put characters of African/African Diaspora descent front and center. These exciting stories range from conventional to extraordinary, with stories that follow the rules and break them. The settings range from the past to the future, and from reality to fantasy. Spyfunk! has the package, and it's more than ready to deliver! With stories by John F. Allen, Eugen Bacon, Jeff Carroll, Milton J. Davis, Keith Gaston, Joe Hilliard, William J. Jackson, Tiara Janté, BJ Jones, Gavin Matthews, Balogun Ojetade, Guy A. Sims, Russell A. Smith, Rodney Turner, Dennis R. Upkins, and Napoleon Wells. Grab your copy here.
Luminescent Threads is a Locus Award winning anthology that celebrates Octavia E. Butler, a pioneer of the science fiction genre who paved the way for future African American writers and other writers of colour. My essay is featured in this collection. You can purchase a copy of the book here.
My story, "The Source Code" is featured in this amazing collection of speculative fiction along with other authors of the African diaspora. it is available on Amazon and Amazon Kindle. You can purchase a copy of the book here.
My short story, "L'innocent" is featured in this amazing collection featuring short stories by women and non-binary authors of the African diaspora. Available on Amazon & you can purchase a copy here.