Daddy’s Dying: Notes on ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’
Beasts of the Southern Wild (dir. Benh Zeitlin, 2012) wasn’t originated by Black people, and the play that inspired it — Lucy Alibar’s Juicy and Delicious (2007) — didn’t foresee a main cast of Black people, but this film adaptation
On chronic illness rep in spec fic, from my own experience
When I was a teenager, someone informed me that I was unjustified in wanting chronic illness representation in science fiction. I was told that my desire to see my experiences reflected in my favorite genre was unrealistic because "science would have advanced enough where ch
STELLAR SHORT FICTION BY WOMEN-IDENTIFIED WRITERS SINCE 2009
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