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Writing Resolutions for 2017


This time of year, writers who blog tend to lay out their plans for the next twelve months: writing projects, submission goals, directions for their craft, whose work they plan to read, and so on. And so I too am using this time to consider my writing in the coming year. But not, in the […]




Dr. Sabrina Starnaman Q&A: Creating and Teaching SF as Literature Classes, Part 2


Recently, I interviewed Dr. Sabrina Starnaman, Clinical Assistant Professor of Literary Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas, who teaches science fiction and fantasy as literature courses.  Some of the classes she has taught include “The Hero’s Journey,” “LeGuin and Butler,” and “Cyborgs and Robots.”  Her research foci include American literature written by and about […]




Dr. Sabrina Starnaman Q&A: Creating and Teaching SF as Literature Classes

by T.D. Walker


Recently, I interviewed Dr. Sabrina Starnaman, Clinical Assistant Professor of Literary Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas, who teaches science fiction and fantasy as literature courses.  Some of the classes she has taught include “The Hero’s Journey,” “LeGuin and Butler,” and “Cyborgs and Robots.”  Her research focuses include American literature written by and about […]



Gender, Names, and Publishing Under Initials


In a recent post on her website, Mary Robinette Kowal noted that the percentage of SFF books available for purchase at airport bookstores that were written by women and non-binary authors was alarmingly small in comparison to those written by men. Her explanation of her methodology struck me: “If I couldn’t tell and/or didn’t know, […]