Does anyone know cyberpunk books written by non-male writers?
All the stuff I can remember reading is male 🤔
see: Pat Cadigan
@f0x A lot of non-male speculative fiction writers use male pen names, so you've probably read a bunch already :) You'd think the (very valid) reasons for this might've become obsolete by now, but unfortunately not.
@SoRedTheRose I see, do you have any examples?
@f0x Here's a massive list of pen names (in general) to browse http://www.scifi.darkroastedblend.com/2007/08/authors-pseudonyms.html
Readers' gender bias is still very prevalent in the spec fic genre, sadly. (in others too, but this seems to be the worst?) -even though indie pub is slowly changing things, somewhat. But I guess as long as research shows that male/ambiguous author names sell better, the bias will prevail.
@f0x ps :) Sorry, I usually provide references and don't just claim xyz, but I'm semi-procrastinating here because my eyes have grown css-tired for the night and if it weren't for my growling stomach, I'd already be heading to bed. -_o
@f0x Hi! It’s not really Cyberpunk in the common sense, but atmosphere and setting definitely have similiar vibes: Pola Oloixarac ”Dark Constellations“
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