Javier Martinez

Javier A. Martínez holds a B.A. from the University of Texas and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. Since 2002 he has been Managing Editor of Extrapolation, an international and peer-reviewed journal published by Liverpool University Press that runs essays on science fiction and fantasy, and promotes innovative work that considers the place of speculative texts in contemporary culture. His essays and reviews have appeared in Dead Reckonings, Extrapolation, Science Fiction Film and Television, The Science Fiction Research Association Review, Science Fiction Studies, and The New York Review of Science Fiction. He is currently Associate Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at The University of Texas at Brownsville.




Romantic Materialism

ALISTAIR REYNOLDS'S Blue Remembered Earth is an engrossing opening to his projected "Poseidon's Children" trilogy. Reynolds is among the first guard ...

Romantic Materialism
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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