red rover, red rover, we’re sending you over. find in the dust what we long to know. day by day drill down and sift, sort, filter. day by day collect. don’t fear. don’t wonder if a day unlike this day will come, or if all days are one day. little rover, show us your spirit. show us your confident all-wheel drive. take us up the shadowed banks of long-dead oceans, across the barren slake of million-year craters. beyond our weighty borders, let us borrow your eyes. show us the keepsake rocks you’ve hidden in your rock lab. show
As a writer and reader, I’m always searching for the alternative history of my lineage. I imagine them as fragments in the path I wasn’t guided down, the one which I still could and will walk down. Coming into a relationship with other queer Asian American speculative poets like Margaret Rhee has meant discovering another entry point—a writing and reading which has been there all along and which I was missing. —Ching-In Chen A Feminist Legacy “SF is the only genre of literature in which it’s possible for a writer to explore the question of what this
This interview is part of Staff Stories, a new feature for our nonfiction week. Strange Horizons has been around since 2000, and in that time, our volunteer staff has grown and changed, but many of the people and experiences here are hidden from readers. We hope these stories help connect our staff to you, giving faces to the people whose work is usually unmarked and often nameless. Our volunteers are a diverse and fascinating group of people, and we think you'll enjoy learning about them as much as we like working with them. This week, I'm interviewing Joyce
We are now accepting fiction submissions for our Southeastern USA Special issue, guest edited by Sheree Renée Thomas. This will be a special issue of Strange Horizons published at the end of July 2018, and it will focus on the work of writers who are black, indigenous, and/or people of color from the Southeastern USA.
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