Femspec Vol 18, Issue 1, 2017 

Editor's Corner

BATYA WEINBAUM

Introduction

EMILY COX

Criticism

NAOMI R. MERCER. "Utopia as a Process in Jewish Feminist Dystopian Writing"

BATYA WEINBAUM. "Seeking the Divine Mother: The Disappointed Feminist Field Worker in South America, or Should She Be?"

Interview

ALICIA COLE. "Interview with Ana Castilo"

Creative Work: Poems

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ALICIA COLE. "Invisible"

88

BATYA WEINBAUM. "Who We Were"

89

Book and Media Reviews

CAIT COOKER. "Carol Anne Douglas 'Lancelot: Her Story'"

94

NAOMI R. MERCER. "Naomi Alderman 'The Power'"

99

MERRY LYNN BYRD. "Maybe The Answer was Miranda All Along: A Review of Margaret Atwood’s 'Hag Seed' and Jacqueline Carey’s 'Miranda and Caliban'"

103

TUCKER PAMELLA FARLEY. "Transfixed: A Review of Sharon Leder’s 'The Fix: A Father’s Secrets, A Daughter’s Search'"

115

NAOMI R. MERCER. "The Handmaid’s Tale"

120

CHAZ KADER. "Don’t Let Anyone Clip Your Wings: Celeste Newbrough’s 'Angel on Polk Street'"

126

Conference and Event Coverage

EMILY COX. "Philip K. Dick and Vast Narrative, Birmingham City University, 22nd April 2017"

131

BATYA WEINBAUM. "Report on the Second Annual Handmaids’ Gate Gathering"

138

Obituaries

BATYA WEINBAUM. "Death at Twin Oaks"

BATYA WEINBAUM. "Dancing with Joe, or How to Get A Graduate Thesis Advisor"

Books and Media Received

Contributors

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