Mundane Fanfic?

How remarkable. It took this column by John Sutherland in the London Evening Standard to open my eyes to the existence of mundane slash fiction. But he mentions one example that intersects with sf in a surprising way:

Things get trickier in that subgenre of fanfic called Real Person Slash. Go to and you’ll find a gladiatorial “slash contest” between (imaginary) JD Salinger and American science-fiction writer Orson Scott Card. It’s libellous but creepily fascinating.

[Thanks to Andrew Porter for the link.]

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