Meet the New Weird

Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy of sci-fi / horror novels is contemporary, in some ways even trendy. The cast of characters is multi-ethnic, and the few white males who aren’t explicitly portrayed as gay are secondary characters and villains. In the acknowledgements, VanderMeer credits the the Semiotext(e) Intervention series of radical anti-capitalist and pomo theory … Continue reading Meet the New Weird