This week: a post-apocalyptic novel by Aliette de Bodard in the ruins of Paris, the ethics of mining trauma for literature by Lindsay Nixon, the inimitable Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars by Kai Cheng Thom, a critical look at IWD in Québec by Émilie Nicholas in Le Devoir, and more!
Three characteristics of Dystopian literature are:
Using the texts of Octavia Butler's Bloodchild
[http://boblyman.net/englt392/texts/bloodchild.pdf] and William Gibson's
Humans interfacing with technology
* Male pregnancy of aliens