A conversation with author Kij Johnson and Jessie Rack, an ecologist and the program coordinator for the Supporting Environmental Education and Communities (SEEC) Program at the University of Arizona.
Us in Flux is a new series of short stories and virtual gatherings that explore themes of community, collaboration, and collective imagination in response to transformative events. Every Thursday, we’ll publish a new, original piece of flash fiction with an interactive chat with the author and their special guests the following Monday at 4:00 pm Eastern.
About the Speakers
Kij Johnson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards. Her most recent books are The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe and The River Bank. She teaches at the University of Kansas, where she is associate director for the Center for the Study of Science Fiction.
Jessie Rack is the program coordinator of the Supporting Environmental Education and Communities (SEEC) Program, an offshoot of the Community and School Garden Program at the University of Arizona. She holds a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut, and is a former lecturer at the Princeton Writing Program.