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The New Worlds of Women

4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  1 review
Eleven women writers turn their vivid imaginations to faraway planets, erotic futures, and sensual fairy tales, to celebrate sexuality and explore what it means to be a woman who loves women.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published June 1st 1996 by Circlet Press
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Erotic Science Fiction, this volume’s self-described genre (note that some of the stories are Fantasy), is an odd beast. It is really not easy to blend the erotic and the science-fictional in a way that does justice to both. Though "Gone to the Spider Woman" is written in such a way as to make its graphic sex scenes seem extraneous to a standard SF story (they’re not entirely, as becomes clear by the end), "Genus Olisbos" tips the balance entirely in the other direction, being porn which sets it ...more
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Susie Bright says, "Cecilia Tan is simply one of the most important writers, editors, and innovators in contemporary American erotic literature." Since the publication of Telepaths Don't Need Safewords in 1992, she has been on the cutting edge of the erotic form, often combining elements of fantasy and science fiction in her work. She is also founder and editor of Circlet Press.

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