Sunday, October 26, 2014

SALON's Michael Berry on the 'cli fi' genre and Paolo Bacigalupi's telling quote on how he has now embraced it, too!

The rise of 'cli fi': When literature takes on global warming and devastating droughts

"The more you pay attention, the more horrifying the world is," says writer Paolo Bacigalupi

Climate fiction is hot right now. Just ask Paolo Bacigalupi, author of  the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning”The Windup Girl” and the young-adult novels “Ship Breaker” and “The Drowning Cities”; there is plenty of narrative potential in depicting global warming, rising seas, peak oil, extreme weather and other aspects of a changing climate. MORE AT LINK