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Uncanny Valley Digest: Burning Sky by Rachel Pollack

Monday night’s Burning Sky discussion left no question answered! This is my favorite story of the summer so far. It grapples with potent, ambiguous questions about the inevitability of violence and grievance as a justification for force. It’s also a … 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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Uncanny Valley Digest: Sultana’s Dream By Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Last night’s Sultana’s Dream discussion clinked like porcelain at a tea party. The story had the same essay quality and social critique agenda of The Star, but in a firmly feminist perspective. Everyone present appreciated the story for it’s intentions … Continue reading

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