The genre is characterized by its defiant spirit and its unflinching examination of gender and sexual identity in an oppressive society. However, at its heart, genderpunk is ultimately about hope, resistance, and the transformative power of self-expression, it’s about sheer and unabashed queer joy in the face of ideologies and institutions that want to wipe us out.
Nominations are open and tix available for CliFi Con `23.
Submissions are now open for Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors, Grist’s cli-fi contest.
Solarpunk Magazine is and remains a venue for human authors and artists to showcase their work.
The three-act structure and the Hero’s Journey are so much of what we’re trained to look at as a story, but it’s really just looking at story through one very small lens.
The Toronto Star calls Sam Maggs the “ambassador of the Canadian fan culture scene”, but that title betrays the versatile talent behind some of the biggest franchises around.
Help make the first annual Utopia Awards & Climate Fiction Conference a reality!
Here are the winning stories from December’s Solarpunk Micro Fiction Contest.
Our submission windows are no longer issue-based, and we announce three themed issues.
It’s easier than you think because conflict is through character. If you start off by creating a solid character then conflict will automatically grow. Secondly just because you have a Solarpunk or Utopian world doesn’t mean there are no conflicts.