What Is Space Opera in the 2020s?
Grant Wythoff surveys recent books by Tade Thompson, Becky Chambers, and Arkady Martine that could be called space operas....
Grant Wythoff is the digital humanities strategist at Princeton University. His teaching and research areas include media theory, speculative fiction, and community technology. Grant is a co-founder of Philly Community Wireless, the founding editor of Startwords, and author of The Perversity of Things: Hugo Gernsback on Media, Tinkering, and Scientifiction (University of Minnesota Press).