By JoSelle Vanderhooft, Steve Berman, Jewelle Gomez, Zen Cho
Named one of many 2013 Over the Rainbow undertaking publication record, subsidized via the homosexual, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender around desk of the yankee Library Association!
Welcome to a brand new annual anthology created in honor of the past due Joanna Russ, American author, educational, and feminist whose paintings shone brightly within the male-dominated box of speculative fiction of the latter a part of the 20 th century.
Heiresses of Russ deals readers in a single quantity the easiest lesbian-themed stories of the fantastical and otherworldly released in the course of the past yr. Editors JoSelle Vanderhooft and Steve Berman learn numerous books, periodicals, and webzines to gather various tales—from new voices in addition to award-winning authors—that rejoice the spirit of Russ’s fiction: tales of sorceresses and spectral girls, misplaced daughters and sisters of delusion. The transformative strength of the written observe turns into magic and checks the limits of gender, identification, and a woman’s dreams.
Stories via Georgina Bruce, Jewelle Gomez, Michelle Labbé, Steve Berman, Rachel Swirsky, Ellen Kushner, Zen Cho, Csilla Kleinheincz, Catherine Lundoff, Nora Olsen, N. okay. Jemisin