World Eco-fiction Series

Welcome to the World Eco-fiction Series: Climate Change and Beyond. This spotlight series travels the planet exploring fictional stories close to natural landscapes and wildlife, often with environmental concerns. If you like this series, check out our article at Medium, “Around the World in 80 Books: A Guide to Ecological […]

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Spotlight – Suniti Namjoshi – The Good-Hearted Gardeners

Click here to return to the world eco-fiction series About the Book I enjoyed reading this witty novella set in lively gardens with speaking animals, two lovers discovering each other and how language envelops their world, and the whims of other gardeners and intermittent poetry, all beneath sunny London skies. […]

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To Labor for the Hive, Jamie Liu

Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors A beekeeper finds a new sense of purpose and community after helping to develop a warning system for floods. Artist credit: Stefan Große Halbuer Syndication attribution: This story is part of Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors, a climate fiction contest from […]

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Cabbage Koora: A Prognostic Autobiography, Sanjana Sekhar

Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors Across generations and a changing world, an Indian family preserves its traditions through food, dance, and connection. Artist credit: Mikyung Lee Syndication attribution: This story is part of Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors, a climate fiction contest from Grist. Imagine 2200 […]

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Indie Corner – Overlord, Eric James Fullilove

Back to the Indie Corner series Today I chat with Eric James Fullilove, author of Overlord (Atmosphere Press), a climate change speculative fiction novel. Eric James Fullilove is an MIT graduate, CPA, and published author. He has worked in mainstream media (CBS, Young and Rubicam advertising, and Scholastic, the children’s […]

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Yours for the Taking, Gabrielle Korn

At once a mesmerizing story of queer love, betrayal, and chosen family, and an unflinching indictment of white, corporate feminism, Gabrielle Korn’s Yours for the Taking holds a mirror to our own world, in all its beauty and horror. Read more from Penguin.

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Spotlight – Emily Grandy – Michikusa House

Click here to return to the world eco-fiction series About the Book In Michikusa House (Homebound Publications, 2023), Winona Heeley spent the last year of recovery from eating disorders in rural Japan, at Michikusa House, alongside one other full-time resident: Jun Nakashima. Like Winona, Jun was a recovering addict and […]

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Flying Up the Mountain, Elizabeth-Irene Baitie

The companion to Crossing the Stream is a moving story of friendship and a timely reminder of our duty to nature. Ato and his friends Dzifa and Leslie have been selected to visit Nnoma, the bird sanctuary that Ato’s father helped build before he died. Ato is convinced that his […]

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Lost Ark Dreaming, Suyi Davies Okungbowa

Off the coast of West Africa, decades after the dangerous rise of the Atlantic Ocean, the region’s survivors live inside five partially submerged, kilometers-high towers originally created as a playground for the wealthy. Now the towers’ most affluent rule from their lofty perch at the top while the rest are […]

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Bear, Julia Phillips

A mesmerizing novel of two sisters on a Pacific Northwest island whose lives are upended by an unexpected visitor—a tale of family, obsession, and a mysterious creature in the woods, by the celebrated, bestselling author of Disappearing Earth. Publisher: Hogarth Press

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James, Percival Everett

A brilliant, action-packed reimagining of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, both harrowing and ferociously funny, told from the enslaved Jim’s point of view, While many narrative set pieces of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn remain in place (floods and storms, stumbling across both unexpected death and unexpected treasure in the […]

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Whale Fall, Elizabeth O’Connor

A stunning debut from an award-winning writer, about loss, isolation, folklore, and the joy and dissonance of finding oneself by exploring life outside one’s community. Read more at Penguin Random House.

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