M. Keith Booker

M. Keith Booker is the James E. and Ellen Wadley Roper Professor of English at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where he also directs the Program in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies. He has written or edited more than forty books on literature, film, and television, with a special interest in science fiction, on which his publications include Monsters, Mushroom Clouds, and the Cold War: American Science Fiction and the Roots of Postmodernism, 1946-1964 (2001), Science Fiction Television (2004), Alternate Americas: Science Fiction Film and American Culture (2006), The Science Fiction Handbook (2009, with Anne-Marie Thomas), and The Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction Cinema (2010).


A Complicated Existence

DESPITE BEING SET mostly on earth and in this century, David Brin’s Existence is science fiction on a grand ...

A Complicated Existence
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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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