We are thrilled to announce that the anthology we edited, Speculative Fiction 2013: The Year’s Best Online Reviews, Essays and Commentary is officially available today!
What’s wrong with “strong” female characters?
What can we do to fix the Hugo awards?
What determines a dystopian society’s dress code?
Can a video game affirm our humanity?
The Internet has the answers. Speculative Fiction 2013 collects over fifty pieces from all corners of speculative fiction fandom – from book criticism to incisive commentary on important issues like sexual harassment at conventions; from feminist themes in summer blockbusters to life-changing video games; from the merits of grittiness to the downfalls of grimdark.
Contributors include: Abigail Nussbaum*, Aidan Moher*, Alasdair Czyrnyj, Aliette de Bodard*, Alyssa Franke, Amal El-Mohtar, Ana Silva, Ann Leckie*, Annalee Newitz, Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Carrie Sessarego, Chaila, Chiusse, Chris Gerwel, Diane Dooley, E.M. Kokie, Emily Asher-Perrin, Erin Hoffman, Foz Meadows*, Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, Jemmy, Jenny Kristine, Jim C. Hines, Joe Abercrombie, Jonathan McCalmont, Kameron Hurley*, Karyn Silverman, Kate Elliott, Leow Hui Min Annabeth, Liz Bourke*, Mahvesh Murad, Matt Hilliard, Miguel Rodriguez, N.K. Jemisin, Natalie Luhrs, Niall Alexander, Nina Allan, Orem Chiel, Paul (Sparky), Phoebe North, Renay, Robert Berg, Sam Keeper, Sayantani DasGupta, Shaun Duke*, Sophia McDougall, Stefan Raets and Tansy Rayner Roberts*.
With a foreword by Seanan McGuire* and cover by Sarah Anne Langton.
*Nominated for the 2014 Hugo Awards.
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All profits from sales of Speculative Fiction 2013 will be donated to Room to Read.
To celebrate the release, we are giving away two paperback copies of Speculative Fiction 2013. The giveaway is open to ALL and will run until Saturday May 10 12:01AM (ET). To enter, use the form below. GOOD LUCK!