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Periphery: Erotic Lesbian Futures

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Editor Lynne Jamneck has collected thirteen erotic science fiction stories from noted writers of speculative fiction. The nature of attraction, of lesbian desire, and what makes us human, awaits readers eager to explore the future. With tales by such award-winning authors as Nicola Griffith, Gwyneth Jones, and Melissa Scott, Periphery allows passion to intersect the bounda ...more
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Published December 1st 2007 by Alice Street Editions
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Djibril Al-ayad
Dec 31, 2012 Djibril Al-ayad rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the e-book version, published by Untreed Reads, of Periphery, originally published in print four years ago by Lethe Press, and edited by Lynne Jamneck, a New Zealand-based writer. This anthology contains twelve stories, ranging in length from short to very short (although nothing is technically flash), with a wide range of science fictional and technophilic themes, all of which contain lesbian protagonists and a romantic or erotic flavour. Like the best of themed anthologies, this volume ...more
claire
Jun 13, 2010 claire rated it it was ok
Shelves: fiction, queer, sex, sci-fi
Well, so far this looks like your typical sf anthology - that is, mostly crap with a couple of gems potentially lurking in the pages. Picked it off the library shelf on a whim. We'll see.

UPDATE: Just as I thought. Except the "gems" weren't even that great. Bummer.
Allison Thurman
Jun 18, 2010 Allison Thurman rated it it was amazing
Hot and sweet - I especially loved the story about the miner and the sheltered girl who get lost in space.
Katherine
Jun 05, 2008 Katherine rated it really liked it
Honestly, I bought this book for Lyda Morehouse's story, but the other stories are really good, too. I was particularly taken with Nicola Griffith's.
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Another anthology I have a story in.
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Lynne Jamneck is a fiction writer and editor. She has been nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel and Lambda awards, and holds an MA in English Literature from Auckland University, New Zealand.

Her fiction has appeared in Jabberwocky, H.P. Lovecraft’s Magazine of Horror, Something Wicked Magazine, Fantastique Unfettered and the collections So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction, Tales from the Bell Club, Unconve
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