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Why Fiction Matters

The Dispossessed

I’ve had several conversations with fiction writers lately on what we should be doing about climate change, the election, and other important concerns of the day. My immediate response was that now, more than ever, they should write. They dismissed … Continue reading

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A Tricoastal Woman: Nobody’s Mother

If you are a woman of sufficient age in Oakland on the second Sunday in May, strangers are very likely to wish you a happy Mother’s Day. I don’t recall this happening any place else I’ve lived, so it might … Continue reading

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A Weekend With Donna Haraway

Donna Haraway

My best time at FOGcon came on the first night. First I listened to a riveting interview Brad Lyau conducted with Science Guest of Honor Donna Haraway. Then I participated in a panel on the economic singularity, which went well. … Continue reading

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My Own Private WisCon

Even more than most conventions, WisCon is not the same experience for everyone. This was brought home to me on the last day of this year’s convention when I mentioned to a couple of writers I know that a friend … Continue reading

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