James Patrick Kelly

James Patrick Kelly is a science fiction and fantasy novelist, and the editor (with John Kessel) of The Secret History of Science Fiction.

"The walls are everywhere. Limits. You're not smart enough, not rich enough. You get tired. You die. Some people like to pretend they've broken out. That they're running free. But there's no escape. You have to find a way to live within the walls. And then, they don't matter."

— James Patrick Kelly


ARTICLES FEATURING JAMES PATRICK

Attack of the Singularity

As Neil Easterbrook noted in his talk at the 2011 Science Fiction Studies symposium, current science fiction seems to be obsessed ...


Venturing in the Slipstream

In the best SF, the extrapolated dimension is like an elaborately constructed aircraft; the metaphoric is its shadow on the ground....

Venturing in the Slipstream


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