• Copter Crash: Isabel Fall and the Transgender SF Debate

    Copter Crash: Isabel Fall and the Transgender SF Debate3

    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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  • The Art of Birds of Prey

    The Art of Birds of Prey0

    If you have read my work on WWAC, you will know that visual culture is my ‘thing’. By that I mean, I’m all about the art, especially how pop culture riffs on famous artists and plays with their iconic images. Late last year, DC released original character art for Birds of Prey. I was already

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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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