'His Pen Was My Prick': The Incredible Secret Life of Author Alice B. Sheldon, Aka James Tiptree Jr.

She always felt deeply alienated – a woman born at the wrong time and in the wrong gender. Her intimate correspondence sheds light on the secret life of Alice B. Sheldon, who wrote science fiction in the mid-1900s under the pen name James Tiptree, Jr., and was compared to Hemingway

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