Sickness, Systems, Solidarity: A Pandemics and Games Essay Jam
The global cataclysm of COVID-19, and the quarantines and social distancing that have accompanied the still-unfolding pandemic, has brought enormous changes to the games industry, the ways we play videogames (and physical games) alone and together, and the meaning and content of games old and new.
Imaginary Papers: Issue 7
Damien P. Williams, Nilanjana Bhattacharjya & Joey Eschrich
Imaginary Papers: Issue 3
Troy L. Wiggins, Kate Greene & Joey Eschrich
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.
Imaginary Papers: Issue 2
Indrapramit Das, Jessie Rack & Joey Eschrich
Imaginary Papers: Issue 1
Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, Torie Bosch & Joey Eschrich
Climate Justice in India
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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?
Facing the Pariah of Science: The Frankenstein Myth as a Social and Ethical Reference for Scientists
Peter Nagy, Ruth Wylie, Joey Eschrich, Ed Finn Science and Engineering Ethics
17 Writers on the Role of Fiction in Addressing Climate Change
by Amy Brady, Literary Hub
Authors, artists explore solar futures in new anthology
by Joey Eschrich, ASU Now
The Weight of Light: A Collection of Solar Futures
A collection of science fiction stories, art, and essays exploring human futures powered by solar energy, with an upbeat, solarpunk twist. What will it be like to live in the photon societies of tomorrow? How will a transition to clean, plentiful energy transform our values, markets, and politics?Get the book
A collaborative reading experiment with Mary Shelley’s classic novel.
A Year Without a Winter
A collection that brings together science fiction, history, visual art, and exploration, inspired by the literary “dare” that would give birth to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein amidst the aftermath of a massive volcanic eruption. Named one of the top art books of 2019 by the New York Times.
The Enduring Influence of a Dangerous Narrative: How Scientists Can Mitigate the Frankenstein Myth
Peter Nagy, Ruth Wylie, Joey Eschrich and Ed Finn
Space Is Not a Void
By Joey Eschrich and Ed Finn
Future Tense – Slate
Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures
Why should we go to space? Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities takes on the challenge of imagining new stories at the intersection of public and private—narratives that use the economic and social history of exploration, as well as current technical and scientific research, to inform scenarios for the future of the “new space” era.Get the book
The Rightful Place of Science: Frankenstein
A collection of essays by scholars, journalists, scientists, and policy experts, taking the bicentenary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein as an occasion to explore issues of scientific creativity and responsibility.
Overview: Stories in the Stratosphere
A collection of science fiction, art, and speculative timelines exploring the near future of the stratosphere. From Star Trek and 2001: A Space Odyssey to The Martian, great science fiction stories have shaped how we think about voyages into deep space—but what gripping confrontations and adventures might unfold in near space, above the clouds?
Why Frankenstein is a Stigma Among Scientists
Peter Nagy, Ruth Wylie, Joey Eschrich, Ed Finn Science and Engineering Ethics Download article