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Posts Tagged: science fiction

Defying Gravity: Ryka Aoki’s Light from Uncommon Stars

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This book is disarmingly—in fact, unnervingly—amoral.

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We Do What We Can: A Conversation with Ryka Aoki

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Ryka Aoki discusses her second novel, LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS.

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An Elaborately Constructed Artifice: Maxwell’s Demon by Steven Hall

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Slipstream may as well be what we call our bewilderment.

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Black Kids in Space: Afrofuturism and Mainstream Comedy

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We have to lead with our imagination, not with preconceived limitations.

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Until Democracy Falls: Talking with Matthew Baker

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Matthew Baker discusses his new story collection, WHY VISIT AMERICA.

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Hybrid by Nature: A Conversation with Tara Campbell

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Tara Campbell discusses her new book, POLITICAL AF: A RAGE COLLECTION.

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Magical Truth: A Conversation with Chloe N. Clark

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Chloe N. Clark discusses her debut story collection, COLLECTIVE GRAVITIES.

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Who Has the Most to Lose?: A Conversation with Julian K. Jarboe

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Julian K. Jarboe discusses EVERYONE ON THE MOON IS ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL.

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Queer Disruptions: Talking with Bishakh Som

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Bishakh Som discusses her debut graphic story collection, APSARA ENGINE.

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Alive and Slippery: Talking with Megan Giddings

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Megan Giddings discusses her debut novel, LAKEWOOD.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers

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Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers discusses her new collection, THE TILT TORN AWAY FROM THE SEASONS.

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How We Write the Dead: A Conversation with Vikram Paralkar

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Vikram Paralkar discusses his debut novel, NIGHT THEATER.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Unf*ckwittable: Talking with Ron A. Austin

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Ron A. Austin discusses his debut novel, AVERY COLT IS A THIEF, A SNAKE, A LIAR.

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The Planet Will Survive Us: A Conversation with Liz Breazeale

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Liz Breazeale discusses her debut story collection, EXTINCTION EVENTS.

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Writing Resistance: A Conversation with J. Kasper Kramer

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J. Kasper Kramer discusses her debut novel, THE STORY THAT CANNOT BE TOLD.

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Colonialism as Alien Invasion: Cadwell Turnbull’s The Lesson

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What if the arrival of alien life wasn’t the future, but just another recapitulation of our bloody past?

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Both Ways at Once: Talking with Helen Phillips

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Helen Phillips discusses her new novel, THE NEED.

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Angry Reminders: Lee Ann Roripaugh’s Tsunami vs. the Fukushima 50

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Human beings like to make myths out of things we don’t understand.

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The Crowtagonist at the End of the World: Talking with Kira Jane Buxton

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Kira Jane Buxton discusses her debut novel, HOLLOW KINGDOM.

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The Luxury of Choice: Talking with Joanne Ramos

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Joanne Ramos discusses her debut novel, THE FARM.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Franny Choi

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Franny Choi discusses her new collection, SOFT SCIENCE.

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Both Hard and Soft: Talking with Lilliam Rivera

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Lilliam Rivera discusses her new novel, DEALING IN DREAMS.

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Divergences from History: A Conversation with K Chess

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K Chess discusses her debut novel, FAMOUS MEN WHO NEVER LIVED.

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Writing in Earnest: Talking with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah discusses FRIDAY BLACK.

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VISIBLE: Women Writers of Color: Bethany C. Morrow

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Bethany C. Morrow discusses her debut novel, MEM, how it felt to read Toni Morrison for the first time, and her hope for Black girl readers.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Sarah Blake

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Sarah Blake discusses her new collection, Let’s Not Live on Earth, questions in poems, monsters, and the challenge of writing a dystopia.

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