slipstreamer n.

a writer of slipstream fiction

SF Criticism

  • 1997 I. Csicsery-Ronay in Science-Fiction Studies Mar. 143 Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr.

    Slipstreamers, alpha males, difficult women.

  • 2004 J. P. Kelly On the Net in Asimov’s Science Fiction Feb. 14/2 page image

    In his provocative 1998 essay, ‘The Squandered Promise of Science Fiction’…sometime slipstreamer Jonathan Lethem…proposed an alternate history of our genre.


Research requirements

antedating 1997

Earliest cite

I. Csicsery-Ronay in Science Fiction Studies

Research History
Jeff Prucher submitted a 1997 cite from SF Studies. Jeff Prucher submitted a 2003 cite from Paul Di Filippo's book review column in Asimov's.

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