Our days are now spent accumulating glazes of sweat as we walk around, our nights falling sleep to the lulling roar of our fans and air conditioners on…
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Divisions between the human and the earthly, manmade and natural—created oftentimes to plunder, exploit, and other—have proven to be delicate, finicky …
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Hello friends, Literary scholar Darko Suvin, credited by many academics as the originator of science fiction criticism, defines the genre as one of “co…
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A professor once described science fiction as something futuristic caught within a particular time and place. To create science fiction is to build new…
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This is a newsletter about thingness, I guess.
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How are we supposed to keep making sense of our loneliness?
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I’m sure you’ve seen more than enough reflections by now about this year’s relentless state of stress, anger, uncertainty, and change.
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10 months into this pandemic, it feels strange being in this body, living in this time and place.
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A quick note before we get started: I began this letter a few weeks ago and the state of the world is very, very different now. For the sake of our col…
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Hello Friends, It’s been a long time since an email-sized vessel of myself materialized into your inbox like a small, opinionated ghost. I never really…
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Hello, By the time you read this, I have completed my twenty-second rotation across this vast solar system at the end of January. I was lucky enough to…
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Hello friends, What better way to dive back into the world of (bi)weekly newslettering than with a list of bits and bobs that have snagged my attention…
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