Rebecca J. Holden

Rebecca J. Holden is a fan and scholar of feminist science fiction. She earned her PhD in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been teaching in the Professional Writing Program at the University of Maryland, College Park since 2008. She has published essays and reviews in Foundation, Science Fiction Studies, Women of Other Worlds: Excursions through Science Fiction and Feminism, and Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler. With Nisi Shawl, Holden co-edited and contributed to Strange Matings: Science Fiction, Feminism, African American Voices, and Octavia E. Butler (2013). She also edited a collection of pieces on WisCon, a feminist science fiction convention, titled Regenerating WisCon (2014).