D. Scot Miller

Founder of the Afrosurreal arts movement

D. Scot Miller is the founder of the Afrosurreal arts movement through his publication of “The Afrosurreal Manifesto” in The San Francisco Bay Guardian (May 20, 2009). He is the managing editor of The East Bay Express, a columnist-in-residence at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), an advisory board member of Nocturnes Journal of Literary Arts, and a regular contributor to several websites and magazines. Miller’s work has been cited in several books, including: Percy Rainford: Duchamp’s “Invisible” Photographer (Taylor, Virginia Museum Of Fine Art, 2018), Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life (Nyong’o, NYU Press, 2018) American Multiculturalism In Context At Home and Abroad (Cambridge Scholars, 2017), The 21st Century African American Novel and the Critique of Whiteness in Everyday Life (Demirturk, Lexington, 2016), Nine-Tenths of the Law (Dobbs, AK Press, 2012), and Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture (Womack, Lawrence Hill Books, 2012), Freedom Dreams: Black Radical Imagination (Kelly, Beacon Press, 2023), and Ishmael Reed’s The Man Who Haunted Himself (Audible, 2023).