Articles tagged with global-dystopias

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Theo Costantino

“'I felt no hunger but the habit of food struck me intensely. My nightgown was grubby and torn. My limbs were scraped, spotted with yellow bruises, but I felt no pain.” Short Story

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Mike McClelland

Years after an extinction event nearly wiped out humanity, a team of scientists search Venezuela for signs of life and evidence of what caused the tragedy. Short Story

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Maria Dahvana Headley

In a lost tale of Casanova, the citizens of a country at the center of the Earth must give up their home—and their women—to colonizers. Short Story

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Sumudu Samarawickrama

An aging AI researcher, alone with her robot companion, must make a difficult decision when the android begins to malfunction. Short Story

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Maureen F. McHugh

In the aftermath of a flu pandemic that kills most of the population, a survivor, barricaded in Alaska, remembers her life while contemplating a grisly choice. Short Story

JR Fenn

Once I learned of the existence of mothers, I decided to order one for myself.

Tananarive Due

Stories are dangerous. They can get you killed.

Mark Bould

The monotony of slow cinema defamiliarizes our world and enables us to see it critically.

Henry Farrell

We live in Philip K. Dick’s future, not George Orwell’s or Aldous Huxley’s.

China Miéville

An interview with China Miéville.