Sat, Nov 05|
Writing Climate Fiction in the Age of Climate Catastrophe
Will all fiction become climate fiction? Join us and write climate fiction in the age of climate catastrophe!
Time & Location
Nov 05, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
About The Event
Will all fiction become climate fiction? Climate change and climate disaster are such an ever-present reality that it's becoming more and more difficult for any fiction writer to completely ignore it.
What is climate fiction? Is it literary or genre fiction? What are it's common themes and tropes? How do you write a climate fiction story? These questions will be answered and more in this interactive course on writing climate fiction.
- learn the key elements of writing fiction and climate fiction
- listen to and discuss a short cli-fi story
- interactive exercises
All registrants will get a video recording of the session by the next day.About the Facilitator
Justine Norton-Kertson (they/she/he) is a former high school teacher turned community organizer. They are also a writer, musician, photographer, and editor-in-chief for Android Press and Solarpunk Magazine. They're most recent hopepunk story was published in the April 2022 issue of Utopia Science Fiction Magazine. She also is editing a solarpunk anthology forthcoming from AK Press in late 2023, and a lunarpunk anthology forthcoming from Android Press in January 2023. She can be found on Twitter @jankwrites.