The WisCon Chronicles, Volume 11: Trials by Whiteness Epub

The WisCon Chronicles, Volume 11: Trials by Whiteness [EPUB] ✷ The WisCon Chronicles, Volume 11: Trials by Whiteness By Jaymee Goh – Thomashillier.co.uk In short fiction, poetry, personal essays, academic thinkpieces, Twitter rants, and informal QAs, this volume begins conversations on liberation and limitations, intergenerational and international co In short Chronicles, Volume PDF ✓ fiction, poetry, personal essays, academic thinkpieces, Twitter rants, and informal QAs, this volume begins conversations on liberation and limitations, intergenerational and international conflicts, intra community and internal tensions Authors include Nalo Hopkinson, Justine Larbalestier, Sofia Samatar, Nisi Shawl, Beth Plutchak, K Tempest Bradford, Veronica Schanoes, and others.


10 thoughts on “The WisCon Chronicles, Volume 11: Trials by Whiteness

  1. Joanne Rixon Joanne Rixon says:

    White speculative fiction authors should feel like this book is required reading It seems pretty niche a book about just one particular set of experiences at one particular sci fi convention But it is actually a surprisingly comprehensive look at how power structures operate and perpetuate themselves even in spaces that are actively working to stop that from happening And of course, it s also a portrait of the pains and struggles of non white and often non male, non straight, non able bodie White speculative fiction authors should feel like this book is required reading It seems pretty niche a book about just one particular set of experiences at one particular sci fi convention But it is actually a surprisingly comprehensive look at how power structures operate and perpetuate themselves even in spaces that are actively working to stop that from happening And of course, it s also a portrait of the pains and struggles of non white and often non male, non straight, non able bodied writers have dealt with those power structures The problem that I and many other white writers face is that whiteness is so invisible that it s hard to work with, in our art and writing Instead we keep tripping over this invisible obstacle This book is like throwing paint into the air and seeing where it falls if you read it with an inquiring, curious mind, you may see the invisible thing that has been giving you problems And that may allow for fewer barked shins and stubbed toes in the future I suppose it s probably also pretty cool for people who have been to WisCon, but, uh, I have never been so I wouldn t know


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