The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1 : Sex, the Future, & Chocolate Chip Cookies
Simultaneously exploring and expanding gender roles, the stories in The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1 are thought-provoking, imaginative, and highly provocative. Touching on the most fundamental of human desires, Tiptree Award--winning authors continually redefine social identities. This collection gathers short fiction, novel excerpts, and essays that were chosen by the Tiptree Award judges in 2003 and in previous years. In addition, the collection includes essays and commentary exploring the Tiptree legacy. If you like The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1, wait until you see The James Tiptree Award Anthology 2 and 3.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 165 x 216 x 23.88mm | 412g
- 28 Nov 2004
- Tachyon Publications
- San Francisco, CA, United States
Table of contents
CONTENTS: Stable Strategies for Middle Management; Fellow Americans; Computer Friendly; The Sock Story; Coming to Terms; Lichen and Rock; Contact; What Are Friends For?; Ideologically Labile Fruit Crisp; Spring Conditions; Nirvana High; Green Fire.
"A superior array of creative and thoughtful writing for both genders." --Booklist "The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1 will come as a surprise to those who think the award is given to stories which only celebrate the role of women and advocate its expansion. Instead the stories explore all varieties of gender in thoughtful and provocative ways. Focusing mostly on a single year, The James Tiptree Award Anthology 1 leaves plenty of room for additional volumes, which deserve to grace the shelves of all science-fiction and gender-studies fans." --SF Site "Really worth the ducats...important in the speculative fiction field." -Bookslut.com
About Karen Joy Fowler
Karen Joy Fowler, Pat Murphy, Debbie Notkin, and Jeffrey D. Smith are the editors of the James Tiptree Award Anthologies. They are members of the Tiptree Motherboard, a volunteer organization that administers the Tiptree Award at Wiscon, the annual feminist convention in Madison, Wisconsin. The Motherboard won the 2011 Thomas D. Clareson Award for Distinguished Service to science fiction. The Tiptree Award was created by Pat Murphy and Karen Joy Fowler and has been given since 1991 for "works of science fiction or fantasy that expand or explore one's understanding of gender."