Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia Butler
edited by Alexandra Pierce and Mimi Mondal
ISBN: 978-1-922101-42-6 (pbk)
ISBN: 978-1-922101-43-3 (ebk)
To be published August 2017
Luminescent Threads celebrates Octavia Butler, a pioneer of the science fiction genre who paved the way for future African American writers and other writers of colour.
Original essays and letters sourced and curated for this collection explore Butler’s depiction of power relationships, her complex treatment of race and identity, and her impact on feminism and women in Science Fiction. Follow the luminescent threads that connect Octavia Butler and her body of work to the many readers and writers who have found inspiration in her words, and the complex universes she created.
ISBN: 978-1-922101-25-9 (pbk)
ISBN: 978-1-922101-39-6 (ebk)
Published August 2015.
#1 Bestseller on Amazon. Winner of the Alfie Award, the Locus Award, the British Fantasy Award, Aurealis Convenors’ Award, and William Atheling Award. Nominated for the British Science Fiction Award. Longlisted for Tiptree Award.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Alice Sheldon’s birth, and in recognition of the enormous influence of both Tiptree and Sheldon on the field, Twelfth Planet Press is publishing a selection of thoughtful letters written by science fiction and fantasy’s writers, editors, critics and fans to celebrate her, to recognise her work, and maybe in some cases to finish conversations set aside nearly thirty years ago. Read the rest of this entry »
ISBN: 978-1-922101-37-2 (pbk)
ISBN: 978-1-922101-38-9 (ebk)
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To Be Published 2016
Scheduled for release later this year, Something New Can Come Into This World (And Other Filmmaking Stories) collects together into one volume the first twenty-one essays from Watson’s FictionMachine project and will be available in both print and ebook. Read the rest of this entry »