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Storyboard: Paolo Bacigalupi on Writing Political Sci-Fi for Young Adults

In this edition of the Storyboard podcast, the sci-fi author talks about the appeal of young-adult fiction, life in the "Accelerated Age" and writing political novels that don't feel like polemics.
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Paolo Bacigalupi's "Ship Breaker" images the polluted future of the Gulf Coast [Book Review]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (4 years ago)

Set in a climate-changed future, Ship Breaker is the first young adult novel from Windup Girl author Paolo Bacigalupi. It's about a boy who scavenges abandoned tankers for cash, struggling to survive in a world of indentured servitu... Read Post

Gorgeous book trailer for Paolo Bacigalupi's "Ship Breaker" [Video]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Concept artist Diego Gonzalez created tons of art based on Paolo Bacigalupi's dystopian young adult novel Ship Breaker, and now he's edited it together into a harrowing, intense trailer. It will make the novel's environmental collap... Read Post

Sex? Violence? An Author Tests the Boundaries of YA Fiction

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (3 years ago)

Is there an invisible line in the sand when it comes to writing young adult novels? That was one of the questions I had when I decided I was going to write YA.  My fiction for adult readers tends to be steeped in violence, nothing g... Read Post


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