In this chapter, I will argue for an understanding of SF as the literature of cognitive estrangement. This definition seems to possess the unique advantage of rendering justice to a literary tradition which is coherent through the ages and within itself, yet distinct from nonfictional utopianism, from naturalistic literature, and from other non-naturalistic fiction. It thus makes it possible to lay the basis for a coherent poetics of SF.
This month we are discussing Nick Harkaway's third novel, Tigerman .
Change. It’s been on my mind a lot these days.
With each moment, the baseline of your memories shifts
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, guest editor Ciro Faienza presents poetry from the November issues.