“Because I Prayed This Word"

Title“Because I Prayed This Word"
Year for Search2014
AuthorsMacfarlane, Alex Dally
Secondary TitleStrange Horizons
Date PublishedOctober 27, 2014
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

A eutopian city welcoming to lesbians discovered by an illiterate nun in a medieval convent. There are references to Christine de Pizan’s The Book of the City of Ladies (ca. 1405), but the cities are different. 

Additional Publishers

Podcast at http://strangehorizons.com/podcasts/podcast-because-i-prayed-this-word/ Rpt. in Heiresses of Russ 2015: The Year’s Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction. Ed. Jean Roberta and Steve Berman (Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2015), 161-73

URLhttp://strangehorizons.com/fiction/because-i-prayed-this-word/
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Author Note

The female author has recently submitted her doctoral thesis at the University of Oxford

Full Text

2014 Macfarlane, Alex Dally. “Because I Prayed This Word.” Strange Horizons (October 27, 2014). http://strangehorizons.com/fiction/because-i-prayed-this-word/ Podcast at http://strangehorizons.com/podcasts/podcast-because-i-prayed-this-word/ Rpt. in Heiresses of Russ 2015: The Year’s Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction. Ed. Jean Roberta and Steve Berman (Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2015), 161-73. Public

A eutopian city welcoming to lesbians discovered by an illiterate nun in a medieval convent. There are references to Christine de Pizan’s The Book of the City of Ladies (ca. 1405), but the cities are different. The female author has recently submitted her doctoral thesis at the University of Oxford.