Midway through his career, the inventor of “cyberspace” turned his attention to a strange new world: the present. Suppose you’ve been asked to write a science-fiction story. You might start by contemplating
bookmarks.reviews - Leah SchnelbachLeah Schnelbach is a staff writer for Tor.com, a fiction editor for No Tokens, and an associate prose editor for Fairy Tale Review. Her fiction appears in Joyland, Volume 1 Brooklyn, Madcap Review, and The Boiler, and her criticism appears in Tin House Online, the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast, and Electric Literature. Her work has been anthologized in Speculative Fiction 2015 and Rocket Fuel: Some of the Best of Tor.com Non-Fiction. You can find her on twitter @cloudy_vision
'Blade Runner' Was Set In November 2019. So How Close Have We Come To That Prediction Of Our Future?
Science-fiction movies are pretty goddamn awesome because it goes beyond the restrictions of realism and predicts what can or cannot happen in the future. Netflix’s Black Mirror is likely everyone’s hot
2017 was supposed to be the year of the dystopia. And it is, but not quite in the way that dystopias dominated the cultural conversation just a few years ago. In the early 2010s, young adult dystopias
By turns puckish and grim, “Paradise Hills” is just the latest female-driven dystopian story to hit screens. Maybe it’s the times, and these chronicles of peril and resistance represent a mood (or a game