State of the Art: Spring 2020

The past several months have seen many important essays published related to Science Fiction and Fantasy. We’ve been late getting them collected, and this is only a partial listing, but here’s the first part of the rundown. Jeanette Ng: On Identity, Performing Marginalisations and the Limitations of Own Voices; or “Why I can’t just repeat […]

State of the Art: December 2019

December’s collection of recent fantasy and speculative fiction related essays and articles. As You Know, Bob… by Jeannette Ng at Uncanny Magazine Old Women in SF—the List by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley at SFWA 6 Speculative Fiction Books About Migration by Malka Older at Shapeshifting Sorcery: The Persistence of Mesoamerican Magic by David Bowles at […]

State of the Art: October 2019

It’s been too long since I’ve collected essays on the speculative art. There were some great ones published this summer. Writing Through the News Cycle – Kameron Hurley at Locus Monsters, the Monstrous, and Reclaiming the Other by Leo Elijah Cristea at Fantasy Faction Sir Elsa of Tortall, Knight of the Realm by Elsa Sjunneson-Henry […]

State of the Art: May 2019

Essays and conversations about Fantasy and Speculative literature. Closing out Women in SF&F Month: Swati Teerdhala writes, The Unlikeable Heroine at Fantasy Book Cafe Everyone’s World Is Ending All the Time: notes on becoming a climate resilience planner at the edge of the anthropocene by Arkady Martine at Uncanny The System is Broken for People […]