Song of a Dying Earth: Review of The Necessity of Stars by E. Catherine Tobler

Song of a Dying Earth: Review of The Necessity of Stars by E. Catherine Tobler Shinjini Dey Under Review: The Necessity of Stars. By E. Catherine Tobler. Neon Hemlock Press, July 20, 2021. E. Catherine Tobler’s The Necessity of Stars is a short first contact narrative where aliens seek sanctuary on an Earth that is … Continue reading Song of a Dying Earth: Review of The Necessity of Stars by E. Catherine Tobler

Dehumanized Labor: Review of Machinehood by S.B. Divvya

Dehumanized Labor: Review of Machinehood by S.B. Divya Shinjini Dey Under Review: Machinehood. By S.B. Divya. Gallery/Saga Press, 2021. S.B. Divya’s Machinehood opens with a jibe about the moniker “smart”, quickly moving to the streets of Chennai and to our protagonist, Welga—an culinary aesthete, an atheist, and a prominent cis woman with an implanted artificial … Continue reading Dehumanized Labor: Review of Machinehood by S.B. Divvya

War of Images, Images of War: Technology and Labor in Caitlin Starling’s The Luminous Dead

War of Images, Images of War: Technology and Labor in Caitlin Starling’s The Luminous Dead Shinjini Dey Caitlin Starling’s The Luminous Dead (TLD) is a novel set entirely within a cave. Published in 2019, the science fiction and horror novel trails a gig worker, Gyre, as she follows the directives of her employer deep into … Continue reading War of Images, Images of War: Technology and Labor in Caitlin Starling’s The Luminous Dead