Ritch Calvin

Ritch Calvin is an Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at SUNY Stony Brook on Long Island, New York. He has published essays on Philip K. Dick, Joanna Russ, and Octavia E. Butler. His edited collection of Judith Merril’s nonfiction will appear in 2015 (Aqueduct Press). He has a forthcoming book on feminist epistemology and science fiction. He was a juror on the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award.


The Desire of Angels

"Glorious Angels" asks questions about sexuality and desire and offers a model that alters socially sanctioned arrangements....

Gender and the Apocalypse

The finalists for this year's Philip K. Dick Award for best paperback science fiction book share concerns about gender and sexuality....

Gender and the Apocalypse
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