Rachel Haywood Ferreira is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Iowa
State University. She has worked with Latin American science fiction in a variety of
media, from novels and short stories to comics, magazines and fanzines, and some film. Her articles on early and golden age sf have appeared in Science Fiction Studies, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, Hispania, Extrapolation, the Revista Iberoamericana, and the new anthologies Latin American Science Fiction: Theory and Practice (2012) and Parabolas of Science Fiction (forthcoming 2013). She is the author
of The Emergence of Latin American Science Fiction (Wesleyan University Press, 2011).