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Reviewing the Other: Like Dancing about Architecture

by Nisi Shawl

24 March 2014

"As the diversity of the pool of genre tales being told widens and deepens, more of us want help accessing it. Where do we find the good stuff? How do we know it's any good? This essay intends to address ways in which reviews, and thus reviewers and reviews editors, can help, rather than hinder, based on my experiences on many sides of this question."

Escaping Ethnocentricity?

by Samuel R. Delany

24 March 2014

"But if you have a certain leaning toward a certain kind of curiosity, what starts off as a rhetorical question will, when you repeat it enough, shift genres to become a literal one: 'How could, Girard—such an amazingly good writer and such an astonishingly good thinker—say such things?'"

Inclusive Reviewing: A Discussion

by Samuel R. Delany, L. Timmel Duchamp, Fabio Fernandes, Andrea Hairston, Alex Dally MacFarlane, Sofia Samatar, and Aishwarya Subramanian

24 March 2014

"To listen, to see—that's work. Research is important, but it can't take the place of the deep involvement in the work that I think of when we say 'compassion.'"

Defining Speculative Poetry: A Conversation and Three Manifestos

by Adrienne J. Odasso, Romie Stott, and Sonya Taaffe

24 February 2014

For this special issue of Strange Horizons, our three poetry editors set out to describe their visions for speculative poetry. This is where they ended up.

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