Us In Flux
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 4PM Eastern.
The Island, by Elsa Sjunneson
A story about ability and disability, journalism, and creating adaptable communities.
Sympathy, by Suyi Davies Okungbowa
A story by Suyi Davies Okungbowa about children, robots, and bureaucracy.
Us In Flux Conversations: Suyi Davies Okungbowa & Lance Gharavi
University, Speaking, by Phoebe Wagner
A story by Phoebe Wagner about reimagining universities as radically open to their communities, and better attuned to addressing local challenges.
Us In Flux Conversations: Phoebe Wagner & Punya Mishra
Becoming Birch, by Carter Meland
A story by Carter Meland about rock music, unexpected connections, and northern Minnesota forests.
Us In Flux Conversations: Carter Meland & Grace Dillon
“Tomorrow Is Another Daze” by Ernest Hogan
Us in Flux: Conversations—Ernest Hogan and Frederick Luis Aldama [Video—Past Event]
“Even God Has a Place Called Home” by Ray Mwihaki
Us in Flux: Conversations—Ray Mwihaki and Christopher Rowe [Video—Past Event]
“The Wandering City,” by Usman T. Malik
Us in Flux: Conversations—Usman T. Malik and James Graham [Video—Past Event]
“A Cyber-Cuscuta Manifesto” by Regina Kanyu Wang
Us in Flux: Conversations—Regina Kanyu Wang and Athena Aktipis [Video–Past Event]
“Notice” by Sarah Pinsker
Us in Flux: Conversations— Sarah Pinsker and Punya Mishra [Video–Past Event]
“Fourth and Most Important” by Nisi Shawl
Us in Flux: Conversations— Nisi Shawl and Ayana Jamieson [Video–Past Event]
The Art of Us in Flux: An Interview with Nina Miller
A conversation about art that visualizes the future, creative expression in moments of crisis, and how art can be a path into fictional worlds.