Monthly Archives: December 2018

Vonda McIntyre – a brief view

Originally published on Gollancz sfgateway.com in 2014 In the Nebula-winning novella “Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand” a healer, Snake, uses three specially bred snakes to inject medicines to the sick. Whilst saving the life of a young boy one … Continue reading

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Pat Murphy – a profile

Originally published on Sfgateway.com Pat Murphy says her favourite bird is the mockingbird because ‘it never sings the same song twice.’ So far the same can be said of Murphy herself. Some writers find a genre seam and mine it … Continue reading

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Kit Reed: A Brief Retrospective

(Originally commissioned and published in SFRA REVIEW 325 Summer 2018.) Introducing Kit Reed’s 1998 retrospective collection Weird Women, Wired Women, Connie Willis vividly evokes that sensation of reading her first Kit Reed story. I recognised that sensation at once. For … Continue reading

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