Michael Pitts, PhD
Michael Pitts is an adjunct lecturer at Anglo-American University and lecturer at the University of New York in Prague. He is the author of Alternative Masculinities in Feminist Speculative Fiction: A New Man, which was published by Lexington Books in 2021. He is the reviews editor of the SFRA Review, a journal covering all things science fiction.
20th and 21st-century US literature, science fiction, utopian studies, masculinity studies, queer theory, horror fiction, and literature of the American South.
- Alternative Masculinities in Feminist Speculative Fiction: A New Man. Lexington Books, 2021.
- “Complicating American Manhood: Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time and the Feminist Utopia as a Site for Transforming Masculinities.” European Journal of American Studies, 29 pages (2020).
- “Power, Control, and an Interplanetary Dialectic of Masculinities in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed.” Extrapolation, 23 pages (2019).