AISFP 100 – Kij Johnson

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Kij Johnson joins us from the Campbell Conference to discuss the possible evolution of the short story, her own recent award-winning Spar — 2009 Nebula Award Winner, 2010 Hugo Award Nominee, and 2010 Locus Award Finalist — and this Midwest gem called the Center for the Study of Science Fiction.

The Windup Girl, by Paolo Bacigalupi

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Lighter than air flight, pedal powered computers, liquefied coal powered luxury vehicles, giant elephants genetically engineered to efficiently convert crops into usable energy, a plague of invisible cats, and an discarded, over-engineered, beautiful young lady.