Rob Latham

Rob Latham, Professor of English at UC, Riverside, is the author of Consuming Youth: Vampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consumption (Chicago, 2002), coeditor of the Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (2010), and a senior editor of the journal Science Fiction Studies. He is currently completing a book on New Wave science fiction of the 1960s and ’70s.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Pulp Metaphysics

Rob Latham reviews Michael Moorcock's "The Whispering Swarm."...


Mass-Market Surrealism

WHEN I INTRODUCED Rudy Rucker at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts in March 2005, a scholarly gathering ...


Salvage Operations

Reprint publications are crucial to maintaining an institutional memory for these popular genres....


The Exegete

Crazy people generally don’t know they’re crazy and Dick’s abiding awareness of the dubious nature of his visions makes him at worst a pathetic figure...


A Malaise Deeper Than Shopping

Until the end of his life, Ballard insisted that science fiction was the most important form of literature to emerge during the twentieth century....

A Malaise Deeper Than Shopping