Lecture: Science Fiction Writing

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 at 7:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:Lectures Program
Categories:Lectures, Live Green
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"Writing Science Fiction Thrillers in the Age of Climate Change," Paolo Bacigalupi, award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer and author of several popular dystopian novels for young adults, including "Ship Breaker."

Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series

Paolo Bacigalupi's debut novel, The Windup Girl, received Hugo and Nebula Awards and was named one of the ten best novels of 2009 by TIME Magazine. A work of environmental science fiction, it explores the unintended effects of bioengineering and a future world in which fossil fuels are no longer viable.

His latest novel for adults, The Water Knife, is a near-future thriller about climate change and drought in the southwestern United States.

For more information visit the Lectures Program website.