Helen Elaine Lee reads from the manuscript of her novel, Pomegranate, about a recovering addict who is getting out of prison and trying to stay clean, regain custody of her children, and choose life.
Agency is often taken as a given in branching-path stories because they, almost by definition, allow for enhanced user involvement. But this truism hasn’t changed as the structure of the worlds that these branching texts exist within have.
In conversation with Alan Lightman, international best-selling author and science historian James Gleick discusses his career, the state of science journalism, and his newest book Time Travel: A History.
International best-selling author and science historian James Gleick discusses his career, the state of science journalism, and his newest book Time Travel: A History, which delves into the evolution of time travel in literature and science and the thin line between pulp fiction and modern physics.
Jeff VanderMeer will discuss his role as one of the leading practitioners of “weird fiction,” the environmental and ecological concerns that inform his work, and his massive crossover success.
Kristin Cashore and Kenneth Kidd on why dystopias, devastating apocalyptic visions, and tales of personal trauma are such a staple of young adult literature.
The acclaimed interdisciplinary artist and writer will serve in CMS/W.