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62 Cli-Fi Ruminations

If you follow the hashtag #clifi on Twitter, for this rising literary genre of cli-fi (climate change fiction) you’ll find a growing number of fans, and among those who tweet about the topic, is the father of cli-fi himself – Dan Bloom, based in Taiwan. Bloom is often credited with coining the term cli-fi around […]

My first review!

Thanks to Joe Follansbee a Seattle writer who is the first to read and review my book In Ark: A Promise of Survival prior to its official release in April 2014. His take on my futuristic cli-fi tale about a woman who gets abducted by an eco-survivalist community is positive! He told me that my […]

A conversation with the inventor of cli-fi

And the Macquarie ‘honourable mention’ word of the year is… ‘cli-fi’! Each year the Macquarie Dictionary in Australia names a Word of the Year from a shortlist of words that have made a valuable contribution to the language. It also names one or two words that are given “honourable mentions” and one of the words […]

What is cli-fi?

While travelling in America recently I picked up a copy of US Wired and stumbled upon a new name for a literary genre called cli-fi. Wired had it signalled out in a section called Jargon Watch (page 38, December 2013 US Wired) and said about it: “Climate fiction. A subgenre of dystopian fiction set in […]