Illustration for Emily St. John Mandel's story "Mr. Thursday." Stylized image of a person in the background looking at a yellow car through a window, and another person in the foreground with their hand up, as if to say "stop."

Future Tense Fiction Book Launch: New York

Join us at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice to celebrate the launch of Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow, a new anthology of science fiction from Future Tense, with award-winning fiction authors Emily St. John Mandel and Mark Oshiro (and more special guests, to […]

Future Tense Fiction Book Launch: Phoenix

Join us to celebrate the launch of Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow, a new anthology of science fiction from Future Tense, with award-winning fiction authors Paolo Bacigalupi and Maureen F. McHugh, ASU sports historian Victoria Jackson, and Diana M. Bowman, scholar of law and technology. […]

Science Fiction TV Dinner: Max Headroom

A true 1980s pop-culture oddity, Max Headroom is a cyberpunk satire of the 21st century where the world is controlled by a cabal of shadowy, ruthless TV networks (example: “off” switches have been banned on televisions). Our protagonist, Edison Carter, is an investigative journalist working inside […]

Science Fiction TV Dinner: Star Trek: Discovery

The first Trek series born in the age of Prestige TV, Star Trek: Discovery presents a gritty, stubbornly weird, and ethically challenging take on Trek‘s spacefaring, post-scarcity future. Discovery asks us to ponder how civilian science and technology research is adapted for military use in times […]

Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow

An anthology of mind-bending science fiction short stories by some of the top authors in the field, drawn from our Future Tense Fiction project. How will living with scientific upheaval and technological transformation change the world–and us? Forthcoming in October from Unnamed Press >>