ISE alum Karl Hardy has edited a special issue of the literary journal Puerto del Sol, focusing on the theme of Utopias!.

This special issue (47.2 Fall 2012) features original poetry and prose as well as a ’roundtable’ Q&A with:

Kim Stanley Robinson – author of acclaimed utopian novels including The Three Californias, Mars, and the Science in the Capitol series. He also edited the anthology Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias.
Jacqueline Dutton
– author of “‘Non-Western’ Utopian Traditions” in The Cambridge Companion to Utopian Literature
Daniel Heath Justice (Cherokee Nation) – author of Our Fire Survives the Storm: A Cherokee Literary History, and the Indigenous epic fantasy, The Way of Thorn and Thunder: The Kynship Chronicles.
Lorenzo Veracini – author of Israel and Settler Society and Settler Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview. He is managing editor of the journal Settler Colonial Studies.

The roundtable/Q&A discussion is available for free download from:
http://www.puertodelsol.org/assets/47.2%20PDFS/roundtable.pdf

Three additional articles are also freely available for download:

“Unsettling Hope & Re-Articulating Utopia” by guest editor Karl Hardy
http://www.puertodelsol.org/assets/47.2%20PDFS/introduction.pdf

Selected Bibliography for Utopias! – Utopian Studies
http://www.puertodelsol.org/assets/47.2%20PDFS/bibliography.pdf

Reviews of Justice’s The Way of Thorn and Thunder, Robinson’s 2312, & Walking the Clouds: An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction.
http://www.puertodelsol.org/assets/47.2%20PDFS/reviews.pdf

Information and Orders are available from www.puertodelsol.org.
Readers of this website can enter the coupon code UTOPIA12 on the online store for a 25% discount on this issue.