Writing the Future: Essays on Crafting Science Fiction
Dead Ink, 2023, Softcover, 272 pages, 24.5 × 17 cm
Contributions by Dan Coxan (Ed.), Richard V. Hirst (Ed.), Nina Allan, Rachelle Atalla, Anne Charnock, Tendai Huchu, Oliver Langmead, Toby Litt, Adam Marek, Una McCormack, Maura McHugh, James Miller, Adam Roberts, Aliya Whiteley, Marian Womack
Science fiction was a defining genre of the postwar era, and its current boom across books, film and TV shows no sign of slowing. Space ships, time travel, aliens and artificial intelligence continue to obsess us, and dreams of the apocalypse haunt our own post-pandemic age. But what is it that compels writers to imagine the future?