Interview with Author Xan van Rooyen

Earlier this month we sat down with author Xan van Rooyen (My Name Is Magic) about their new novel Silver Helix, out this week from Android Press. Solarpunk Magazine: How would you describe Silver Helix to folks who’ve never heard of it before? Xan van Rooyen: It’s a fast-paced character-driven novel blending together elements ofContinue reading “Interview with Author Xan van Rooyen”

Genderpunk: A Bold New Genre of Resistance and Liberation in an Age of Rising Cishet Supremacy

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.

Season Finale: Let’s Talk Solstice, Solarpunks!

In the finale of Solarpunk Presents’ first-ever season, Ariel and Christina sit down to chat together about the Winter Solstice – Christina brings the scientific knowledge, Ariel brings a few book recommendations, and we discuss traditions of celebrating the return of the sun (as we’ve experienced them in the northern hemisphere). What are your favourite solstice traditions? Do you have recommendations of good solarpunk solstice stories to cozy up with? You can tweet at us @SolarpunkP or toot at us over on Mastodon @solarpunkpresents@climatejustice.rocks and let us know.