Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction

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Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction
Series: Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction. Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by Lethe Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
There are fantastical stories with actual transgender characters, some for whom that is central and others for whom that isn't. And there are stories without transgender characters, but with metaphors and symbolism in their place, genuine expressions of self through such speculative fiction tropes as shapeshifting and programming.
Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction
Series: Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction. Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018 by Lethe Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The best work of genderqueer stories of the fantastical, stranger, horrific, and weird published the prior year. Featuring stories by Merc Rustad, Jeanne Thornton, Brit Mandelo, and others, this anthology offers time-honored tropes of the genre--from genetic manipulation to zombies, portal fantasy to haunts--but told from a perspective that breaks the rigidity of gender and sexuality.
Transcendent 3: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction
Series: Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction. Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 93,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018 by Lethe Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Editor Takács has assembled a wide range of non-cis experiences: from an intergalactic art heist to the everyday life of a trans woman through the lens of horror movies; non-binary parenting in the far future, to a unique method of traveling back to the past. Steampunk, ghosts, even deities, all can be found in these stories that show how transness can relate to and subvert so many themes.