Karen Hellekson


Founding coeditor, with Kristina Busse, of the open access journal Transformative Works and Cultures (journal.transformativeworks.org), Karen Hellekson also coedited the anthology Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet with Kristina Busse. A scholar of science fiction, she has written The Science Fiction of Cordwainer Smith and The Alternate History: Refiguring Historical Time, as well as edited Practicing Science Fiction: Critical Essays on Writing, Reading and Teaching the Genre. She resides in Jay, Maine.