The Whedonistas Table of Contents is Revealed!

My piece “Ramping Up for a Decade with Joss Whedon” will be published in Whedonistas, which will release on March 15, 2011. However, here is a sneak peak at the Table of Contents. The list is fabulous and I’m honored to be among them.

Whedonistas: A Celebration of the Worlds of Joss Whedon By The Women Who Love Them
Edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Deborah Stanish

  • Introduction – Lynne M. Thomas and Deborah Stanish
  • The Girls Next Door: Learning to Live with the Living Dead and Never Even
  • Break a Nail – Seanan McGuire
  • Ramping Up for a Decade with Joss Whedon – Nancy Holder
  • Outlaws & Desperadoes – Sharon Shinn
  • An Interview with Jane Espenson
  • My (Fantasy) Encounter with Joss Whedon (And What I’ve Learned from the Master) – Jeanne C. Stein.
  • The Ages of Dollhouse: Autobiography through Whedon – Sigrid Ellis
  • A Couch Potato’s Guide to Demon Slaying: Turning Strangers into Family, Buffy-Style – Heather Shaw
  • Smart Is Sexy: An Appreciation of Firefly’s Kaylee – Laurel Brown
  • Teething Troubles and Growing Up – Caroline Symcox
  • Transgressing with Spike and Buffy – NancyKay Shapiro
  • Brand New Day: The Evolution of the Doctor Horrible Fandom – Priscilla Spenser
  • “We’re Here to Save You” – Elizabeth Bear
  • Imperfectly Perfect: Why I Really Love Buffy For Being a Pill Sometimes – Mariah Huehner
  • My European Vacation – Kelly Hale
  • Romancing the Vampire and Other Shiny Bits – Lyda Morehouse/Tate Hallaway
  • An Interview with Juliet Landau
  • I Am Joss Whedon’s Bitch – Maria Lima
  • Going Dark – Jackie Kessler
  • Joss Giveth – Jaala Robinson
  • The Kindness of Monsters – Sarah Monette
  • Shelve Under Television, Young Adult – Jody Wurl
  • The Browncoat Connection – Dae Low
  • Late to the Party: What Buffy Never Taught Me about Being a Girl – Racheline Maltese
  • How an Atheist and His Demons Created a Shepherd – Meredith McGrath
  • Older and Far Away – Jamie Craig
  • Why Joss Is More Important Than His ‘Verse – Teresa Jusino
  • Let’s Go to Work – Catherynne M. Valente
  • Something to Sing About – Jenn Reese
  • Malcolm Reynolds, the Myth of the West, and Me – Emma Bull

In Whedonistas, a host of award-winning female writers and fans come together to celebrate the works of Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog). By discussing the impact of Whedon’s work, their involvement with his shows’ fandoms and why they adore the worlds he’s created, these essayists aim to misbehave in Whedon’s rich, fantastical worlds.