CLI-FI – A DISCUSSION WITH AUTHOR CLAUDE NOUGAT

If this is a good interview, you should thank best-selling author Bob Rector, he had really good questions! CLI-FI – A DISCUSSION WITH AUTHOR CLAUDE NOUGAT. Some of the books discussed: – New York under water: Monarch butterflies invade a small corner of the Appalachian mountains causing a scary “flight behavior”: Climate fiction also includes…

Is There a Book Cover Style for Climate Fiction?

Climate Fiction or cli-fi has evoked a surprisingly wide range of book covers. Look here at what the Cli-Fi Books.com website has put together: This is very different from standard science fiction fare and should put to rest the argument that cli-fi is a sub-genre of sci-fi. What is striking about these covers is the…

Interview with the Father of Cli Fi: How this New Genre Was Born is Revealed

American climate activist Dan Bloom  visiting a local university in Taiwan  to do some research on climate change issues My blog post about Climate Fiction, a “hot new genre” (here) led me to “virtually” meet  Dan Bloom, the journalist and “green” activist who coined the term “Cli Fi”. I was very happy to meet him,…

Climate Fiction: A Hot New Genre?

Is climate fiction really a hot new genre (no pun intended)? Something remarkable has happened when American colleges start to use climate fiction to teach how to prepare for the coming climate crisis. Expect writers to sit up and listen – especially science fiction writers. The New York Times recently reported on it (see here)…