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More climate fictions

I was asked last week to write an essay about Australian climate fiction for the Danish weekly Weekendavisen, it’s here if you happen to read Danish: Katastrofen og Litteraturen If you don’t, never fear! The English-language version of the essay is now up at LitHub. It contains a good but non-comprehensive reading list on the […]

A quick fire-related update

I was invited to write an opinion piece for the Washington Post about the Australian bushfire crisis, which you can read here: In fire-ravaged Australia, climate denial goes up in smoke And here is an easily accessible Climate Council report on the link between bushfires and greenhouse gas emissions, in case you or any folks […]

On fire

Dyschronia has been shortlisted for another award, this time the Fiction category of the Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature! I am thrilled of course, and want to thank the judges and congratulate everyone who made the shortlists. I also long for a day when the book becomes less relevant, a historical document about a time […]

Tracks, contracts

Exciting news! I’ve signed a contract with Picador for another novel, the queer ghost story I’ve been working on since 2015. It will be out in Australia sometime in 2021. I started the book in Beijing, wrote a good chunk of the first draft longhand at Yaddo in upstate NY, lost the notebook along with […]