Book Review: Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi

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I’ve enjoyed other Paolo Bacigalupi books, but I initially put off reading Ship Breaker because it was listed as young adult fiction. When I read that it was being made into a movie, though, I decided to give it a try. I’m glad that I did! Read more ›

Posted in Biopunk, Book Reviews, Cli-Fi, Climate, Dystopian, Global Warming, Sea Level Rise

The Progressive Resistance

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resistEver since Election Night, Donald Trump and his incoming administration have been met with resistance. I have been — and continue to be — impressed by the vocal public outrage, spontaneous grassroots organizing, and dramatic direct and indirect actions┬áthat have already been mobilized in response to a man and an administration that have embraced a form of neofascism.

The longer this resistance lasts, the more I start thinking about long-term solutions. How do we sustain and grow this progressive resistance? And what is our constructive vision and strategy for the future? Read more ›

Posted in Politics

Free Kindle Giveaway: Goodbye Miami

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In honor of the inauguration of our new Climate Denier in Chief, I’m doing a free giveaway of my climate fiction novel Goodbye Miami! This giveaway will start on Inauguration Day and continue through next Tuesday. Read more ›

Posted in Books, Cli-Fi, Climate, Global Warming, Goodbye Miami, Politics, Southern Illinois, Treesong's Books

Book Review: Ruby and the Blue Sky by Katherine Dewar

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Ruby and the Blue Sky is one of my favorite climate fiction novels to date and high on my list for fiction in general. Aside from the obvious appeal for cli-fi readers, it will also have a broader appeal for anyone interested in rock stars, activism, strong female protagonists, and just plain good fiction. Read more ›

Posted in Book Reviews, Cli-Fi, Climate, Global Warming, Politics
My name is Treesong. I'm a father, author, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero. I live in Carbondale, Southern Illinois. I write novels, short stories, and poetry, mostly about the climate.

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