Women writers of science fiction and fantasy have won 80% of the prestigious Nebula awards for short stories in the 21st century. In this class, we’ll read and discuss twenty stories by female winners of the Nebula and Hugo awards. We’ll explore works by the famous (e.g. Le Guin, McCaffrey, Butler, Willis, Cherryh, Jemisin) as well as the not-so-famous but immensely talented. Be prepared to read about fifty pages per week of thought-provoking short stories and novelettes, all provided in PDF form.
Tracy Marks, M.A. is author of four books, translated into nine languages, and has won several poetry and creative writing awards. She is also an experienced counselor. Tracy has taught in continuing ed for 43 years and specializes in literature, creative writing and personal growth courses.