David M. Higgins

David M. Higgins is a senior editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books, and he is the chair of the English department at Inver Hills College in Minnesota, where he teaches classes on science fiction, graphic novels, and American literature. He is the author of Reverse Colonization: Science Fiction, Imperial Fantasy, and Alt-Victimhood, which won the 2021 Science Fiction Research Association Book Award.   David’s research has been published in journals such as American Literature, Science Fiction Studies, Paradoxa, and Extrapolation, and his work has appeared in edited volumes such as The Cambridge History of Science Fiction and The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction. David has been a featured speaker on NPR’s radio show On Point, and he serves as the second vice president for the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (IAFA).