Sunday Shorts—Treasured Island by Ginn Hale

I've never been a pirate person, but after reading Catherine Lundoff's introduction to Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space), I realized a good deal of why: so much of the pirates of fiction (and nonfiction) that I'd been shown were out of my wheelhouse. Handsome, white, straight guys doing their tales of derring-do … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Treasured Island by Ginn Hale

Sunday Shorts—Trickier With Each Translation, by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam

This story, included in Queers Destroy Science Fiction, was such a tone-perfect use of so many moving parts that I sat back and just enjoyed myself the first time, and then went back to start it again to pay more attention for a quick Sunday Shorts review. "Trickier With Each Translation" juggles a few things, … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Trickier With Each Translation, by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam