Short Story Month Reading Group Bibliography

Cover image for New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Yoshi Yoshitani

For our May reading group session, we discussed:
“By Degrees and Dilatory Time” by SL Huang
“Design a Spaceship” by Andi C. Buchanan
“Harvest” by Rebecca Roanhorse
“The Robots of Eden” by Anil Menon
“The Ones Who Stay and Fight” by N.K. Jemisin
“Valedictorian” by N.K. Jemisin

From the anthologies/collections/magazine issues:
“Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction” (Uncanny Magazine issue 24)
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color (ed. Nisi Shawl)
How Long ’til Black Future Month? (N.K. Jemisin)

It was an excellent and enjoyable session. Here is a bibliography of references raised in the discussion:
“An Open Letter to the Family” (Jennifer Brozek, in “Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction”)
A True Utopia: An Interview With N. K. Jemisin (Abigail Bereola for The Paris Review)
“Becoming-pelagic” (Daniel Clinci)
Changing Planes (Ursula K. Le Guin)
Damien Broderick’s concept of the sf megatext
Deus Ex (Ion Storm)
Echinox Journal, forthcoming special issue on Contagion
Elatsoe (Darcie Little Badger)
Elon Musk’s SNL Monologue
Everfair (Nisi Shawl)
Frankenstein in Bagdad (Ahmed Saadawi)
Future Impermanent (curated by Amy Butt & Dan Byrne-Smith)
Graduation (Kanye West)
How Long ’til Black Future Month? (essay by N.K. Jemisin)
New Action (Nisi Shawl, e-flux journal)
New Suns 2 sequel anthology edited by Nisi Shawl confirmed
“Racism and Science Fiction” (Samuel R. Delany)
The Galaxy and The Ground Within (Becky Chambers)
“The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” (Ursula K. Le Guin)
“the river” (adrienne maree brown, Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements)
“The Romance of Resistance: Tracing Transformations of Power Through Bedouin Women” (Lila Abu Lughod)
“The Trojan Girl” (N.K. Jemisin)
“Upload to Cloud” (Diana Dupu)

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