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Sisters of Tomorrow
The First Women of Science Fiction
Lisa Yaszek, ed.; Patrick B. Sharp, ed.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• List of Plates
• Acknowledgments
• Introduction: New Work for New Women
• 1. AUTHORS
• Clare Winger Harris—“The Evolutionary Monstrosity” (1929)
• Leslie F. Stone—“Out of the Void” (1929)
• Lilith Lorraine—“Into the 28th Century” (1930)
• L. Taylor Hansen—“The Man from Space” (1930)
• C. L. Moore—“Shambleau” (1933)
• Dorothy Gertrude Quick—“Strange Orchids” (1937)
• Amelia Reynolds Long—“Reverse Phylogeny” (1937)
• Leslie Perri—“Space Episode” (1941)
• Dorothy Louise Les Tina—“When You Think That . . . Smile!” (1943)
• 2. POETS
• JULIA BOYNTON GREEN
• “The Night Express” (1931)
• “Evolution” (1931)
• “Radio Revelations” (1932)
• VIRGINIA KIDD
• “Untitled” (1933)
• LEAH BODINE DRAKE
• “They Run Again” (1939)
• “The Wood-Wife” (1942)
• “Sea-Shell” (1943)
• TIGRINA
• “Defiance” (1945)
• “Affinity” (1945)
• LILITH LORRAINE
• “Earthlight on the Moon” (1941)
• “The Acolytes” (1946)
• “Men Keep Strange Trysts” (1946)
• 3. JOURNALISTS
• ELLEN REED, FRAN MILES, HENRIETTA BROWN, LYNN STANDISH, AND LAURA MOORE WRIGHT
• Ellen Reed, “Natural Ink” (1942)
• Fran Miles, “Oil for Bombing” (1944)
• Henrietta Brown, “Marine Engineering in the Insect World” (1945)
• Lynn Standish, “The Battle of the Sexes” (1943)
• Lynn Standish, “Scientific Oddities” (1945)
• Laura Moore Wright, “Sunlight” (1946)
• L. TAYLOR HANSEN
• “Scientific Mysteries: The White Race—Does It Exist?” (1942)
• “Scientific Mysteries: Footprints of the Dragon” (1944)
• H. Malamud, I. Berkman, and H. Rogovin, “A Protest” (1943)
• L. Taylor Hansen, “L. Taylor Hansen Defends Himself” (1943)
• 4. EDITORS
• MARY GNAEDINGER
• “Editorial Note” (1939)
• “The Editor’s Page” (1940)
• “The Editor’s Page” (1943)
• DOROTHY STEVENS MCILWRAITH
• “The Eyrie” (1940)
• “The Eyrie” (1940)
• “The Eyrie” (1941)
• LILITH LORRAINE
• “Cracks—Wise and Otherwise” (1943)
• “Training for World Citizenship” (1946)
• “The Story of
Different” (1950)
• 5. ARTISTS
• Olivette Bourgeois
• Lucille Webster Holling
• Margaret Johnson Brundage
• Dorothy Louise Les Tina
• Dolly Rackley Donnell
• Conclusion: Challenging the Narrative, Or, Women Take Back Science Fiction—
Kathleen Ann Goonan
Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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