m. svarini

“Outlaw Bodies” ed. Lori Selke & Djibril al-Ayad – A Review


outlaw bodies

(Futurefire.net Publishing, 168pp, pb £8.00)

This review was originally published in issue #245 of science-fiction magazine Interzone. You can buy back issues and subscribe to future issues at their shop.

If science-fiction has a point beyond simple entertainment – and I would imagine most Interzone readers would say it does –I would submit that the most likely candidate is to push boundaries and challenge norms. So it’s fairly encouraging to see Outlaw Bodies wedding itself to that idea from the introduction: an anthology of stories revolving around “any body that defies social norms and expectations“.

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