Monthly Archives: February 2015

Writer Interview: Silvia Moreno-Garcia (novel ‘Signal to Noise’ is released today!)

I first encountered the short stories of Silvia Moreno Garcia in the Canadian superhero anthology Masked Mosaic and the post-colonial SF collection We See a Different Frontier. I went on to enjoy her luminous short story collection Love and Other … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Starships: Grit, Struggle, and Fierce Love (Koyanagi’s ‘Ascension,’ anthology ‘Fierce Families’)

A few years ago, I saw a student performance of Fierce Love, created by the groundbreaking performance group PoMo Afro Homos (one of whom, Djola Branner, was my Father in the Art). These performance vignettes tell a story of love … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 8 February 2015 (Tales from the Inhabited Worlds)

Inside the Jump / Outside the Dome / Don’t bother looking / There’s nobody home. That’s a children’s rhyme on Sarronny, which contains worlds of paradox and irony: nobody home, but that absence means nobody any good. The Void is … Continue reading

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Preview of Coming Attractions!

This week has been full of excitement, by which we mean (a) tax preparation and (b) dental work, part 3 of my root canal aka road construction in the mouth. Due to the latter, I’ve been sleeping a bit more … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Starships: The Apocalypse Will Not Be Televised (Joseph Bruchac, Olivia A. Cole)

Joseph Bruchac. Killer of Enemies Olivia A. Cole. Panther in the Hive How I discovered these books Bruchac’s book showed up in the Amazon suggestions and caught my eye with its painterly cover, which does everything right in terms of … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 1 February 2015 (The Lost Pissarro)

The night before Angie’s New York gallery opening, she and her mentor Florence hung the show. Florence told her the story of the mass witch-burnings in front of the Federal Courthouse in downtown Minneapolis. She spoke in hushed tones, even … Continue reading

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