Publish date: August 1st 2008
Publisher: Aqueduct Press
Pages no: 276
Edition language: English
Thoughtful, intellectually challenging and beautifully written short stories, primarily about women. Most of the stories include elements of speculative fiction, some draw on myth, some have ghosts, or just a hint of weird - some are full out science fiction or fantasy. There is a strong thread of ...
It’s no accident that the main characters of several of the stories in Filter House are children, and parenting is central to others. Nisi Shawl is an elder who sits the reader down and says "Listen to this story, child, and learn from it." The didactic nature of the stories doesn’t make them dull, ...
Co-winner of the 2008 Tiptree Award for excellent sf/f that deals with gender. Her acceptance speech made me teary-eyed, so I absolutely have to check out her stories.
2008 Tiptree Award Winner