Joey Eschrich is the editor and program manager for the Center for Science and the Imagination. He has coedited a number of books of fiction and nonfiction, including Overview: Stories in the Stratosphere (2017), The Rightful Place of Science: Frankenstein (2017), Everything Change: An Anthology of Climate Fiction, volumes I and II (2016 and 2019), The Weight of Light: A Collection of Solar Futures (2019), and Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities (2017), which was supported by a grant from NASA.
Joey was the managing editor of Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers and Creators of All Kinds (2017) and Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future (2014), and a digital editor for Frankenbook, an online, open-access version of Mary Shelley’s novel supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He coedited the fiction section of the book A Year Without a Winter (2018), along with Brenda Cooper and Cynthia Selin.
Joey also serves as an assistant director for Future Tense, a partnership between ASU, New America, and Slate that explores emerging technologies and their effects on society and public policy. He is part of the editorial team for Future Tense Fiction, a series of short stories about living with technology, accompanied by original illustrations and essays by experts. He coedited Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow (2019), an anthology published by Unnamed Press that collects the first 14 stories from the project, including pieces by Carmen Maria Machado, Emily St. John Mandel, Annalee Newitz, Nnedi Okorafor, Paolo Bacigalupi, and many more.
His writing has appeared in Slate, Zócalo Public Square, and the journals Men and Masculinities, Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, and Music, Sound, and the Moving Image. He earned his master’s degree in Gender Studies in 2011 and his bachelor’s degree in Film and Media Studies in 2008, both from ASU.