Our Newest Issue (19.1) Is Now Available to Order
Table of Contents
BATYA WEINBAUM. Introduction to Issue 19.1Featured Artist
SUSANA S. VALENZUELA. La ReinaCritical Articles
ELISABETTA CARRARO. Not Only a Mother: Primary Communication and Collective Symbolism in Judith Merril’s “That Only a Mother”
JENNIFER COLBY. Transforming Tonantzin/Guadalupe: Women’s Art and Dialogue in Central California
BATYA WEINBAUM. Contemporary Myth Making on Isla Mujeres: The Goddess Gets a Megaphone and Shouts Back, Assuring Us of Her ReturnInterviews
ALICIA COLE. The Will and Skill of Woman, The Lioness Within and Without: An Interview with Genevieve Vaughan
ALICIA COLE. Repairing the Shatter: Margaret Atwood on The Handmaid’s Tale and MoreFiction
MARLEEN S. BARR. My Unfair Trumpie Closely Encounters ‘Julie Andrews’Memorial
REBECCA VINCENT. Remembering Mary OliverConference and Event Coverage: The Women’s Spirituality Graduate Studies Program at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)
KRIS MALONE GROSSMAN and MARA LYNN KELLER. Women Rising! New Visions for a Post-Patriarchal World
BATYA WEINBAUM. CIIS-Women’s Spirituality Department’s First Biannual Conference
GENEVIEVE VAUGHAN. Visions of Post-PatriarchyNotes from the Inside
BATYA WEINBAUM. Behind the ScenesReviews
ALESSANDRA ALBANO. Freshwater: The Destabilizing Voice of Mental Illness
LAURA BIRKIN. Life Without Roe v. Wade: A Review of Red Clocks
KELSEY PAIGE BUSBY. Review of Naomi Mercer’s Toward Utopia
MERRY LYNN BYRD. Women Killin’ It in Killing Times: A Review of Remnant, The Wolves of Winter, and Drop by Drop
WINTER ELLIOTT. The “Heart and Stomach of a Woman”?: Gendering War in R. F. Kuang’s The Poppy War
CHRISTOPHER LESLIE. Hidden or Hindered? Recasting Women in Technology
SONIA MICHAELS. Post-apocalypse Meets Millennial Malaise in Ling Ma’sDebut Novel, Severance
LANI RAVIN. Genius LociiBooks and Media Received
Call for Papers
For the next three issues, we would like to have a series of entries discussing gender essentialism in sf…do you see any? Where and where not? Why? In what era? By what authors?
What fiction has been produced in our community that transcends gender binaries?
Why is this an important topic to discuss currently?
Are the many contributions to sf by feminist authors in which women take over and run societies, inner worlds and planets now outdated, archaic, essentialist and reactionary? Or is it important for us to continue to read, write and teach these works, in order to combat female erasure? What is their relationship to female empowerment and lesbian separatism?
What is Female Man about? Gender fluidity, or essentialism?
Substitute any classic title from our genre into that question and write …
Deadlines: August 1, 2019 for 19.2, November 1, 2019 for 20.1, and Feb. 1, 2020 for 20.2.
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