Mary Anne Mohanraj

Biography

Mary Anne Mohanraj is author of Bodies in Motion (HarperCollins) and nine other titles. Bodies in Motion was a finalist for the Asian American Book Awards, a USA Today Notable Book, and has been translated into six languages. Previous titles include Aqua Erotica and Wet (two erotica anthologies edited for Random House), Kathryn in the City and The Classics Professor (two erotic choose-your-own-adventure novels, Penguin), and The Best of Strange Horizons. Mohanraj founded the World Fantasy Award-winning and Hugo-nominated magazine, Strange Horizons. She was Guest of Honor at WisCon 2010, received a Breaking Barriers Award from the Chicago Foundation for Women for her work in Asian American arts organizing, and won an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Prose. Mohanraj has taught at the Clarion SF/F workshop, and is now Clinical Assistant Professor of fiction and literature and Associate Director of Asian and Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She serves as Executive Director of both DesiLit (www.desilit.org) and the Speculative Literature Foundation (www.speclit.org). Recent publications include Without a Map, Aqueduct Press, co-authored with Nnedi Okorafor. She lives in a creaky old Victorian in Oak Park, just outside Chicago, with her partner, Kevin, two small children, and a sweet dog.

Where to find Mary Anne Mohanraj online


Where to buy in print


Books

Invisible 3
Series: Invisible. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
18 essays and poems on the importance of representation in science fiction and fantasy, with an introduction by author K. Tempest Bradford.
Interplanet Janet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Sci-Fi Erotica, Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor
An erotic tale of Janet, farm girl probed by aliens, who finds that a life providing pleasure to the strangest beings in the universe suits her just fine.

Mary Anne Mohanraj's tag cloud

adventure    aliens    criticism    fantasy    female protagonist    gender    poetry    polyamory    queer    race    science fiction    sex    space