Feminism + Bicycles + Fiction — How You Can Help Support One or All

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Leigh's Wordsmithery

blog_feminist-family-bicyclingMy Feminist Family on the Prairie (yes, men can be feminists, too)

Believe it or not, there is a connection between feminism, bicycles, and fiction. Witness the fiction anthology Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures from Microcosm Publishing, an anthology now in its fourth incarnation. I am proud to be an author in the fourth Biketopia, and I’ve got a favor to ask on behalf of all the authors and the publisher.

But first, a little bit about the latter. Microcosm Publishing, whom you can find on Duotrope, on their Web site, and all around the social media sphere, occupies a subversive publishing space—if feminism, LGBT rights, veganism, mental health, and a punk attitude qualify as such. Book titles upcoming or already published by this Portland, Ore., company include: Trump: A Graphic Biography; Cats I’ve Known; Out of the Basement: From Cheap Trick…

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Ink-ore! Ink-ore!

And so, at long last, my Kerner/Rorschach Tribute Haiku Series draws to a close.If there are any psychiatrists out there who fancy a pop at telling me what it all means then feel free to send me your professional opinions!

No. 10

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Cornucopia

Of animals in Paris

Fanned by blue warthog

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