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Up The Walls of the World

When James Tiptree Jr. first sent Up the Walls of the World to his/her editor, Judy-Lynn Del Rey, the latter protested against the novel’s use of the present tense, dismissing it as a “pseudo-literary trick.” Tiptree refused to change it … Continue reading

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JEM

JEM, a limerick: There once was a planet named Jem, Which seemed to accommodate men, With Earth torn asunder, By one nuclear blunder, Humankind thought to try it again. JEM, a haiku: Dim red sun overhead, Sad beasts of the … Continue reading

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