“What I learnt when I was ‘taken away’ to an island quarantine facility in the middle of the night.”
Hope may seem to be in short supply these days, but these stories dare to chart a course toward something better.
“For many, the present is already feeling pretty dystopian.” Arizona and regions across the U.S. are seeing record-high temperatures — and the heat will only intensify. At High Country News, Jessica Kutz reports that climate fiction, Indigenous architecture, and a robot named MaRTy are a few key things that can prepare us for a hotter […]
Korean director Bong Joon-ho on his new film, Parasite
In Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s fantastical short story collection, the strangest fantasy of all is that people try to act morally in a corrupt world.
The only thing a tourist who stays at Trump properties gets for free is a disturbing vision of America’s future.
Lynne Segal points out that if the dystopia is already here, then the utopia must be here too.
Rebecca Mead’s profile in The New Yorker covers the resonance of The Handmaid’s Tale in Donald Trump’s America.
Margaret Atwood on what ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,” written in 1984, means in the age of Trump.
Slate is running short stories by contemporary writers based in an imagined “Trump’s America.”