Fiona Kelleghan

Fiona Kelleghan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fiona Kelleghan (born West Palm Beach, Florida, 21 April 1965) is an American academic and critic specializing in science fiction and fantasy; she is also the metadata librarian at the University of Miami's Otto G. Richter Library.Writing in The Washington Post, critic Michael Dirda called her "an expert on humor in genre fiction," and she is listed on the University of Miami's website as its official expert on "Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror." She is also interested in film both inside and outside the science-fiction genre, and is an amateur ethologist. She has identified a secular, satiric literary movement within the science-fiction genre that she calls "Savage Humanism." Her critical anthology The Savage Humanists (Robert J. Sawyer Books, 2008) begins with a 17,000-word essay by her describing the movement and its practitioners, and collects stories by Gregory Frost, James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel, Jonathan Lethem, James Morrow, Kim Stanley Robinson, Robert J. Sawyer, Tim Sullivan, and Connie Willis, with introductions to each by Kelleghan.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134949663
  • 9786134949668