Speculative Fiction: The Superset of All Possible Literature

Genre writers must do everything mainstream writers do, and more

Novelist J. Robert Lennon wrote recently on Salon.com that young writers should avoid reading much contemporary literary fiction because most of it is terrible. (The essay, in fact, is headlined “Most Contemporary Literary Fiction Is Terrible.”) It’s a…

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William Shunn

William Shunn

Writer, poet and puzzle maker. Hugo and Nebula Award finalist. Author of The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary. He/him/Bill.