Walking the Clouds

Walking the Clouds

An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction

Book - 2012
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In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, GraceDillon collects some of the finest examples of the craft withcontributions by Native American, Canadian First Nations, AboriginalAustralian, and New Zealand Maori authors. The collection includesseminal authors such as Gerald Vizenor and Eden Robinson, historicallyimportant contributions often categorized as "magicalrealism" by authors like Leslie Marmon Silko and Sherman Alexie,and authors more recognizable to science fiction fans like WilliamSanders and Stephen Graham Jones. Dillon's engaging introductionsituates the pieces in the larger context of science fiction and itsconventions.
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2012.
ISBN: 9780816529827
Characteristics: viii, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Dillon, Grace L.


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Nov 24, 2018

I was so excited when I checked out this book, and there are some fine stories in here. My disappointment was that most of the book is excerpts from books, which made me wonder whether it wouldn't have been better to either find more stories or wait until more were available. The introductions before the stories are definitely aimed at an academic, rather than a general, audience.


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