Category Archives: Science Fiction

Uncanny Valley Digest: Liu Cixin’s The Poetry Cloud

Last night’s Poetry Cloud discussion was the bubbles rising! Inventive, playful, manga-like. Three folklorish characters play out a science fiction stage drama: a poet (farmed for consumption), a dinosaur (which eats poets), and a god walk into a parsec wafer … Continue reading

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Uncanny Valley Digest: Geoffrey Maloney’s Remnants of the Virago Crypto-System

Our Geoffrey Maloney discussion was the sweep second hand on a millennial calendar! Tiny details are the greatest reveals of the society that used to exist before the one in which we find our protagonist. Alien colonizers have long left … Continue reading

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Burning Sky by Rachel Pollack (1989)

“Burning Sky” (1989) by Rachel Pollack (4489 words) Posted here to facilitate our upcoming discussion. Or: [Download PDF] <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> Sometimes I think of my clitoris as a magnet, pulling me along to uncover new deposits of ore in the fantasy … Continue reading

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