Femspec Vol 20, Issue 2, 2020

Editor’s Corner


BATYA WEINBAUM. "Introduction to Issue 20.2" 


Best of the Fourth Five Years


Femspec's Twenty Year Retrospective, Continued


CRAIG HOWES. "Femspec, Magical Realism, and the Journey of a Journal" 


MARTINA TOPIC. "Why Do We Need Femspec?"


Notes from the Inside


JENNIE BAKER. "Defining Speculation"


Critical Essays


EMILY LANGE. "Creativity and Sacrifice in Two Short Stories from Octavia Butler and Maurice Broaddus"

CHRISTA ROHRBACH. "The Use of the Epistolary in Boy Snow Bird and The Color Purple: Pushing Against Canonical Oppression in Hybrid Forms"


Interview


REBECCA VINCENT. "Spiritual Brokenness and the Healing Presence of the Sacred Feminine: Kohenet D'vorah J. Grenn, Ph.D"

 

Creative Works

MARILYN HARRIS. "1492 The Play: The Conquest Through Native Eyes" Excerpt


BATYA WEINBAUM. "My House Is My Refuge"


Conference and Event Coverage


JENNIE BAKER. "WisCONline: WisCon 44. May 22-25, 2020." 


Book and Media Reviews


MERRY BYRD. "Longing and Belonging: A Review of Two Life-Writing Texts" 


SARAH BETH GILBERT. "Unlocking the Power we are Meant to Ignore: A Review of Sady Doyle's Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power"


Books and Media Received 


Contributors 

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This issue is dedicated to Diane DiPrima, revolutionary poet. May she rest in peace.

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