“Dispatches from the Cradle; The Hermit—Forty-Eight Hours in the Sea of Massachusetts”

Title“Dispatches from the Cradle; The Hermit—Forty-Eight Hours in the Sea of Massachusetts”
Year for Search2016
AuthorsLiu, Ken(b. 1976)
Secondary AuthorsStrahan, Jonathan(b. 1964)
Secondary TitleDrowned Worlds: Tales from the Anthropocene and Beyond
Pagination37-58
Date Published2016
PublisherSolaris
Place PublishedOxford, Eng.
KeywordsChinese-American author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Climate change story set when most people live either in space or on submersible rafts on Earth. Mars is being terraformed and plans are underway to try to dry out Earth. Whether this is a good or bad idea is left up the reader. 

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Author Note

The author (b, 1976) was born in China and immigrated to the U.S. when he was eleven. His Chinese name is Liu Yukun but he is Ken Liu in all his publications. 

Full Text

2016 Liu, Ken (b. 1976). “Dispatches from the Cradle; The Hermit—Forty-Eight Hours in the Sea of Massachusetts.” Drowned Worlds: Tales from the Anthropocene and Beyond. Ed. Jonathan Strahan (Oxford, Eng.: Solaris, 2016), 37-58. The author’s Chinese name is Liu Yukun but he is Ken Liu in all his publications. PSt

Climate change story set when most people live either in space or on submersible rafts on Earth. Mars is being terraformed and plans are underway to try to dry out Earth. Whether this is a good or bad idea is left up the reader. The author was born in China and immigrated to the U.S. when he was eleven.