State of the Art: April 2019 Part 2

Strange Horizons leads the way this round. Women in SF&F Month: Nalini Singh’s Wonder and Freedom: Fantasy Book Cafe Quiet Places and Dark Spaces by Elsa Sjunneson-Henry at Strange Horizons The Myriad Drumbeats of Afrofuturism: Afro-Brazilian Speculative Fiction by Mame Bougouma Diene at Strange Horizons Variations on a Name: the -Punks of our Times by […]

State of the Art – April 2019

This month there have been some significant essays written around the world of Fantasy and Speculative literature. Nnedi Okorafor discusses defining African Science Fiction at SFWA A guest post on difficult topics by Jesse Teller at Fantasy Book Critic A thorough examination: Asexual Representation in Mainstream Speculative Fiction by  Lynn E. O’Connacht at The Book Smugglers […]

State of the Art April 2019

April is offering a wealth of essays on the literature of the fantastic. Terri Windling writes: The Places that Claim Us on Myth & Moor The Art of Peace: Mari Evans’ Legacy of Peaceful and Ethical Engagement by Tabitha Barbour at Apex Magazine Women in SF&F Month: Tasha Suri talks fairy tales and feet at […]

State of the Art: February 2019

The February collection of essays, articles, and interviews in the world of Fantasy and Speculative fiction. The Mysterious Discipline of Narratlogists: Why we Need Stories to Make Sense by Arkady Martine at The Guardian Follows-up on the BookRiot piece by Mya Nunnally on Women writing adult Fantasy. Women Write Fantasy for Grown-ups Too at […]