Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities


Should men lactate? Discuss.

For the last couple of years, I’ve set Marge Piercy’s feminist SF novel, Woman on the Edge of Time (1976), to my Honours Science Fiction class. The novel’s protagonist, Connie Ramos, has been telepathically...


To writers of new-fangled scientifiction

Now that the journal call has been promoted, it’s time to give a push to the project’s creative-writing competition for science-fiction stories (including novel excerpts) that deal with themes of medicine, health, and illness....