The Chimera​s Library

Nonfiction Section - Nonhuman Information

This section consists of nonfiction books, documents, essays, and other written materials by us about the various alterhuman communities that have touched our lives and we interact in. All of them are based on research and are fully cited. Check back occasionally for updated versions!

Addendums to Scribner’s The Otherkin Timeline
PDF. Version 1.0, 31 October 2021. 32 pages. 
A timeline of events that have taken place within or related directly to the otherkin community that is not currently covered in any version of Scribner's The Otherkin Timeline. Spans from 2006 to October 2021.

  

Academic Publications, Non-Academic Publications, Media, Art, and Fiction Related To Nonhumanity
PDF. Version 1.0, 21 March 2021. 112 pages. 
An annotated bibliography listing every publication, piece of media, and fiction that we are aware of that pertains to otherkin, therians, fictionkin, and related groups. Categorized by type. This document also acts as a list of materials we, House of Chimeras, have personal copies of saved as part of a personal archive. 

A Deeper Look Into Cladotherianthropy
PDF. Version 1.0, 21 September 2021. 7 pages.
An article delving into the the meaning of cladotherianthropy, the history of the term, and both the term's strengths and limitations.

A Reflection of the Movie, Wolf (2021) From the Perspective of Someone With Species Dysphoria
PDF. Version 1.0. 17 September 2022. 31 pages.
A​n in-depth review and reflection on our feelings regarding the movie, Wolf which was written and directed by Nathalie Biancheri and released in 2021. 

A Timeline of People with Nonhuman Experiences & Related Subjects
PDF. Version 1.0, 1 May 2021. 17 pages.
A collection of mentions of people who possibly had experiences similar to therianthropes as well as mentions of beliefs or viewpoints that possibly seem reminiscent to modern personal therianthropy.

A Timeline of Plant-Identified People in the Otherkin Communities
PDF. Version 1.0, 1 August 2021. 11 pages.
A timeline of events that have taken place regarding plant-identified people (plantkin, phytanthropes) within the otherkin and therianthrope communities. Spans from 1995 to the July 2021.

A Timeline of the Alterhuman Community
PDF. Version 1.0, 1 August 2021. 11 pages. 
A timeline of events that have taken place within or related directly to the alterhuman community. Spans from 1996 to October 2021.

A Timeline of the Fictionkin Community
PDF. Version 1.0, 21 June 2021. 19 pages.
A timeline of events that have taken place within or related directly to the fictionkin community. Spans from 1979 to the start of 2021.

A Timeline of the Therianthrope Community
PDF. Version 1.1, 19 November 2021. 145 pages.
A timeline of events that have taken place within or related directly to the therianthrope community. (Previously also called the were community and the shifter community.) Spans from 1992 to October 2021.

A Timeline of the Unicorn Community & Unicorns In The Otherkin Community
PDF. Version 1.0, 21 June 2021. 11 pages.
A timeline of events that have taken place within or related directly to the unicorn community and unicorns in the otherkin community. Spans from 1998 to the 2018.

So You Want to Run A Community Survey
co-written with Page Shepward and Orion Scribner 
PDF. Version 1.0, 28 December 2022. 37 pages.

A guide on how to run a community survey and publish the data afterwards, focusing on the alterhuman community as the intended audience.