Beasts of Tabat by Cat Rambo My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read for the Women of Genre Fiction Challenge. I read this book in part because I’ve come to know Cat Rambo through my work with the SFWA YouTube channel (for those who don’t know, she’s the current President of SFWA.) I heard she […]Read More Book Review: Beasts of Tabat by Cat Rambo
The Bronze Skies by Catherine Asaro My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge, the Read the Sequel Challenge, and the Space Opera Challenge. I have a great story to tell about this book before I can offer the review. I was putting together a panel on Speculative […]Read More Book Review: The Bronze Skies by Catherine Asaro
By Beth McCabe Long before Hollywood started letting Charlize Theron, Zoe Saldana, Emily Blunt, Gal Gadot et. al. play kick-ass roles, little girls dreamed of power. When I was growing up, comic book heroes were male. Heck, everyone of consequence in our world was male. Publishers tried to get us to buy Supergirl and Batgirl, but we weren’t […]Read More Two Cents on Heroes
By David Barnett Two centuries. Two hundred years. That’s how long we’ve had science fiction. From the birth of Frankenstein, to the death of Ursula K Le Guin. Two hundred years. This was originally meant to be just the story of Frankenstein, written by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and published on 1 January 1818. But this week, with […]Read More If Mary Shelley Invented SF, Why Are So Few Female SF Writers Known?
By James Davis Nicoll Once more into the past, this time armed with a more comprehensive list of women who debuted in the 1970s¹. In fact, my list has become long enough that I am going have to tackle the authors letter by letter, moving forward. In this case, I am looking at women authors […]Read More Fighting Erasure: Women SF Writers of the 1970s, Part II