Bogi Takács

Biography

Writer, editor, reviewer. Lambda winner, Hugo + Locus finalist. Hungarian / Jewish / agender / neuroatypical. E/em/eir/emself or they. טומטום.

Where to find Bogi Takács online

Series

Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction
An annual series that showcases the best of the prior year's transgender- and genderqueer-themed tales of the fantastical, the strange, and otherworldly.

Books

Rosalind's Siblings: Fiction and Poetry Celebrating Scientists of Marginalized Genders
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2023 by Atthis Arts LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Physical chemist Rosalind Franklin was one of the discoverers of DNA and an innovator of virology — yet despite her groundbreaking research, her contributions were often erased. In her memory, Rosalind’s Siblings collects over twenty original speculative fiction stories and poems, all focusing on scientists marginalized due to their gender.
Transcendent 3: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction
Series: Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction. Price: $6.00 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.
Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction
Series: Transcendent: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction. Price: $5.00 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.