Brian Attebery has received many honors for his work on science fiction, fantasy, and children’s literature, including the Science Fiction Research Association’s Pilgrim Award for lifetime achievement in scholarship in science fiction and fantasy and the Idaho Humanities Council’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities. In addition to teaching literature at Idaho State University, he is editor of the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, and served for many years as principal cellist in the Idaho State Civic Symphony. His books include Decoding Gender in Science Fiction (Routledge, 2002), Parabolas of Science Fiction, edited with Veronica Hollinger (Wesleyan University Press, 2013), and Stories about Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth (Oxford University Press, 2014). He has also edited three volumes of the work of Ursula K. Le Guin for the Library of America. In 2019, he was Leverhulme Visiting Professor of Fantasy Literature at the University of Glasgow.
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