slipstreamy adj.

having the characteristics or qualities of slipstream n.

SF Criticism

  • 1995 SFRA Review May 54

    A slipstreamy science fiction story about a virus that causes a rather peculiar neurological dysfunction with satisfyingly serendipitous results.

  • 2007 P. Di Filippo On Books in Asimov’s Science Fiction Sept. 139/2 page image Paul Di Filippo

    The esteemed literary reputation of Elizabeth Hand rests mainly on her novels, eight masterful, slippery, slipstreamy volumes.

Research requirements

antedating 1995

Earliest cite

SFRA Review

Research History
Jeff Prucher submitted a 2002 cite from Paul Di Filippo in Asimov's.

We would like cites of any date from other authors.

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