Monday, January 4, 2010

It all started in an elevator at Readercon...

Check this out: Farah Mendlesohn on Joanna Russ, Interviewed by Graham Sleight.

This is how the interview begins:

Graham Sleight for How did it come about that you decided to compile a book on Joanna Russ's work?

Farah Mendlesohn:I was sharing an elevator at Readercon with Samuel R. Delany and he asked me what I thought of Russ's work. By the time we'd drifted to breakfast, eaten breakfast, and embarked on coffee, I appeared to be editing a collection on Russ.

And it gets even more interesting. Just fyi.

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