Necessary Arrangements: A Novel

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The prize of five million Swedish crowns (approximately $700,000) is given for a significant contribution to children's literature in the broadest sense — thus, winners can be writers, storytellers, illustrators, or organizations. The phenomenon began in the 1970s with amateur stories writ- ten about a romantic and/or sexual relationship between Captain Kirk and Mr. Everything on our site is a free public service. The male guise can be met- aphorical: Angharad, the protagonist of McKinley's The Blue Sword (1982), is a tomboy nicknamed Harry.

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Snakebird (Laney Mcvey Series, No 1)

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Mieville, China. "Reveling in Genre: An Interview with China Mieville." Did not lose his those labels calling as others. Working for the navy as a secretary, she is young, pretty, and happy for the first time...and she falls in love. In some cases, New Wave writers emphasized the dystopian decay of Western culture in order to critique the social and political conditions of their time. The Sharers and the Valans are both humanoid, and the Sharers are genetically capable of interbreeding with Valan males, though their respective anatomies have evolved to a point where they can no longer do so physically.

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The Storm Sister: A Novel (The Seven Sisters)

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Professional magazines played a vital role in defining science fiction and fan- tasy as genres. She is currently a contracts manager at a large nonfiction publishing company. Erotic science fiction by women falls into four main groups: science fiction erotica, or professional works that exist simultaneously as sex writing and as speculative writing; sci- ence fiction with erotic elements, that is, professional work in which there is an erotic element but the focus is not erotic; fan fiction; and science fiction/ speculative erotic romance Few works of science fiction erotica exist in the collections of women's liter- ary erotica (short stories with explicit sexual content) that were first pub- lished in the mid-1980s.

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Sistering

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New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1994. Since 1936, only six women have won for a work of speculative fiction. Science Fiction Studies 21, no. 2 (July 1994): 141-55. She began taking classes in art and design at Los Angeles City College and Skidmore College. Con vids are designed to be watched once during a convention by an audience with little or no context, while living room vids are meant to be watched repeatedly for nuance by someone already familiar with the source.

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26a: A Novel

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According to Pamela Sargent, as late as 1974, only 10-15 percent of all science fiction writers were female. This is a snapshot of lives, not an ending to them. As she reconstructs her identity and attempts to solve the reasons behind her kidnap- ping, the narrative unfolds across three separate timelines in her life that inter- weave themes of abuse and class con- flict with minute descriptions of waste management technology. 153 Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy Volume 2: Entries Griffith's other works also feature strong lesbian characters.

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Blessed Trinity

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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1985. New York: Oxford Uni- versity Press, 1996. She chose the name of Sister Teresa, in memory of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux. Karen and Alice have never really connected, to the point of Alice becoming jealous of her late husband’s affection for his daughter. In her best-known Utopia, Herland, Gil- man created an all-female community that provided women with a place outside of the restricting reach of patri- archy.

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Becoming Me

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Marchant, Diane. "A Fragment Out of Time." Russ, Joanna. "Pornography by Women, for Women, with Love." She is remembering scenes from the end of World War II, in which women who dated the Nazi occ upiers had their heads shaved in public. In fact, to the rich girls she is nearly invisible. Specifically, Minoan frescoes show axe-wielding priestesses accompanying male soldiers into bat- tle, while Scythian tombs have yielded female skeletons buried with weapons.

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Born in Ice (Irish Born Trilogy)

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Works of terror are associated with higher forms of literature and the Romantic sublime; these works create a sense of suspense and arouse an obscure dread and anxiety that causes the reader to struggle to make sense of the cause of the fear. Her research interests include medieval Welsh literature as well as modern fantasy written by women. Each cat belonged to a child which I was baby sitting. Features the adventures of Percival Merewether, an officer in the Honourable East India Company's private navy ("Bombay Marines" or the "Bombay Buccaneers") 1806-1808.

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No Easy Place to Be: A Novel

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Naomi Stankow-Mercer 92 E Editors, Fan Fan editors print and distribute fanzines, amateur journals published for the love of the genre, generally priced cheaply or available in trade for other fanzines or for letters of comment. The history of gaming platforms shaped much of gaming as certain developers and trends emerged that were more powerful and influential for gaming. She has published articles on women writers such as Grace King and Sui Sin Far, numerous essays for a variety of academic reference guides, poetry, and works for children. 348 About the Editor and Contributors Maria Aline Seabra Ferreira is an associate professor at the Uni- versity of Aveiro, Portugal, where she teaches English literature.

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The Story Sisters: A Novel

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In Mar- garet Atujood: Vision and Forms, ed. Religious works such as "Pearl" or romantic/religious allegory such as the "Roman de la Rose" are closest to modern speculative fiction in some ways, though the use of magic and science in these texts is generally peripheral. Their eldest sister married shortly before Eva left for missionary training, and the very day after she left, their father died. Like Enya, Lennox was asked to contribute to Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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