Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction

EditorK. M. Szpara

Paperback | September 18, 2016

Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction by K. M. Szpara
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There are fantastical stories with actual transgender characters, some for whom that is central and others for whom that isn't. And there are stories without transgender characters, but with metaphors and symbolism in their place, genuine expressions of self through such speculative fiction tropes as shapeshifting and programming. Transgender individuals see themselves in transformative characters, those outsiders, before seeing themselves as human protagonists. Those feelings are still valid. But though the stories involve transformation and outsiders, sometimes the change is one of self-realization. This anthology will be a welcome read for those who are ready to transcend gender through the lens of science fiction, fantasy, and other works of imaginative fiction.

In the best of all timelines, K.M. Szpara lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with their black cat and miniature poodle. He has a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School, which they totally uses at his day job as a paralegal. On nights and weekends, Kelly advances the queer agenda by writing science fiction and fantasy nov...
Title:Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative FictionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:206 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.47 inShipping dimensions:206 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.47 inPublished:September 18, 2016Publisher:Lethe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1590216172

ISBN - 13:9781590216170

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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