More and more writers are setting their novels and short stories in worlds, not unlike our own, where the Earth’s systems are noticeably off-kilter. The genre has come to be called climate fiction — “cli-fi,” for short. For NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday. To stream the story, click here.
For This American Life. I spend five mornings recording my boyfriend’s valiant efforts to get out of bed when his alarm goes off. The tape appears in Act Six of the episode “This Week.”
For KLCC Eugene. A recent community dinner in Eugene, Oregon provided hot meals and warm clothes for more than 2,000 people. One group was giving away something little less tangible — and a lot more permanent. .
For Vermont Public Radio. Theodore Roosevelt returns to the town of Barre to reprise a 1912 campaign stump speech. Turns out Green Mountain voters are more supportive of him today than they were 100 years ago.
For Vermont Public Radio. A bi-national same-sex couple in Dummerston has been given a reprieve on the deportation of one spouse, but advocates say it’s only a temporary victory.