= Press =

July and August 2017

Revealing the Aristocratic Lifestyles of "Monster Dogs," Interview with Doug Gordon on WPRX/Wisconsin Public Radio


Revolutionary Books to Read for Independence Day, Lincoln Michel, Vice

May 2017

When Talking Canines Took Over New York, Jeff VanderMeer in The Atlantic
Remembering Denis Johnson, Kirsten Bakis, contributor, LitHub
What Happens After Monster Dogs, Jeff VanderMeer and Kirsten Bakis, FSG Works in Progress
The Monstrous and the Tragic: Kirsten Bakis's Lives of the Monster Dogs, Tobias Carroll, Tor.com
Must-Read May New Releases, Book Riot
Vol. 1 Brooklyn's May 2017 Book Preview, Volume 1 Brooklyn
15 Books to Read This MayLiterary Hub
Ten Good Bites of Prose, Wayne Allan Brenner, The Austin Chronicle

2017: January through March

1997/ Other

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "The Thief" in Tin House, Longform.org


2014
The Five Weirdest Frankenstein Books Ever, The Guardian
Are You As Well-Read As Stephen King? Buzzfeed

2012
Watch the sophisticated hijinks of classy uplifted dogs, io9
Now You Can Wear a Tail That Syncs to Your Brain, Jezebel

2011
10 Stories About Uplifted Animals Who Gain Human Intelligence, Analee Newitz, io9

2010
Laurie Penny: John Gray's “all-new” science fiction reading list, New Statesman
Top hat-sporting dog aristocrats get their own terrifying film, io9
Chris Wedge Picks up 'Lives of Monster Dogs,' Excess Hollywood
Chris Wedge to Tackle Lives of the Monster Dogs, The Hollywood News
2008
When Animals Think Like Humans, They Won't Thank Us, io9
2004
Kirsten Bakis: 2004 Winner in Fiction, Whiting Foundation
2001
A Host of Debuts, Time
1999
'Monster Dogs': A Unique Breed, USA Today

1998
Featured Review: Lives of the Monster Dogs, SF Site


1997
Unleashed on Manhattan, M.G. Lord, New York Times Book Review
Woof! Woof! Lives of the Monster Dogs by Kirsten Bakis, LA Times
Fiction Book Review: Lives of the Monster Dogs, Publisher's Weekly
Picks and Pans Review: Lives of the Monster Dogs, People


College and university courses
Syllabus for "No Girls Allowed? Women and Science fiction Sarah Lawrence Spring 2016
Bibliography for "Famous Dogs in Literature," UNC Chapel Hill 2005

Fan Fiction and Art
Return of the Monster Dogs
Lydia's Humanity is Mostly Prosthetic

Scholarly Articles
Are We Not Men? When the Human-Animal Cyborg Talks Back