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    Doris V. Sutherland

    Horror historian, animation addict and tubular transdudette. Catch me on Twitter @dorvsutherland, or view my site at dorisvsutherland.com. If you like my writing enough to fling money my way, then please visit patreon.com/dorvsutherland or ko-fi.com/dorvsutherland.

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  • Copter Crash: Isabel Fall and the Transgender SF Debate

    Copter Crash: Isabel Fall and the Transgender SF Debate2

    On New Year’s Day, the latest issue of the digital science fiction magazine Clarkesworld went live. The line-up included a mixture of established talents and new names; in the latter category was Isabel Fall, who contributed a story entitled “I Sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter.” Isabell Fall’s piece was available on the website for

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  • Remembering Charlee Jacob: This Symbiotic Fascination

    Remembering Charlee Jacob: This Symbiotic Fascination0

    Having spent years charting a landscape of atrocity, degradation and twisted ecstasy across her short fiction, as discussed in the previous post in this series, Charlee Jacob made her debut as a novelist in 1997 with This Symbiotic Fascination. This novel tells the story of two employees at an electronics shop, Tawne Delaney and Arcan Tyler;

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  • The Vampyre’s Legacy, Part 12: One More Decade

    The Vampyre’s Legacy, Part 12: One More Decade0

    Two centuries ago, Dr. John Polidori’s story “The Vampyre” was published, and vampire literature was born. The Vampyre’s Legacy series has charted the evolution of the genre over two hundred years, taking one story from each decade to use as a case study. But the most recent decade presents a problem: the period is still too

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  • Remembering Charlee Jacob: Dark as Ever

    Remembering Charlee Jacob: Dark as Ever0

    “I want to be the woman in red,” says Grace to her tattooist. It is the latest step in her journey of transformation. Grace has tried dressing in red, adorning herself with an array of sanguine garments: “Rustling scarlet taffeta. Crimson velvet as thick and soft as bat flesh. Wine colored underthings clinging like guilt.”

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