2034 : Writing Rochester's Futures


2034 : Writing Rochester's Futures



Editors: Janice Carello, Eric Scoles, and Alicia Doty Henn.

Includes a story by Nancy Kress, College at Brockport alumna and former faculty member: Genelove.

Includes stories by two other College at Brockport alumni -- Jamie Gilman Kress: The costs of survival; and Dana Paxson: Nightbells.

"Where will you be in 2034? 2034: Writing Rochester's Futures attempts to address this question. Bestselling author Nancy Kress leads a tour of things to come, alongside Star Trek writer Sally Caves, two-time John W. Campbell award finalist Nick DiChario, playwright Craig DeLancey, and fourteen other[s] ... It's 2034 on the edge of the altered state of New York, by some of the wildest new voices and best writers in speculative fiction. Eighteen local authors (plus a nineteenth on the website) offer glimpses of a Rochester in her 200th year as optimism vies with skepticism, and even the pessimistic visions are sometimes whimsical.. Read it before you live it!" --Publisher

Read excerpts of most pieces, with full-text of a few others, on the publisher's website: http://r-spec.org/2034



Publication Date


Publication Information

Rochester, N.Y. : Rochester Speculative Literature Association, c2009.

xx, 225 pages : map ; 25 cm.






Located in Drake Library at: PS648.S3 A142 2009

CONTENTS: Genelove / Nancy Kress -- Interesting times / Eric Scoles -- Culinary capital, 2034 / Ben Chapman -- Nightbells / Dana Paxson -- 2034 / Rory Gillett -- Hollow lives / Adele Ciccaglione -- The naked girl / Sally Caves -- Time enough for love / Gary A. Mitchell -- Day of the Bicentennial / Lindsay Ely -- Picoat / Kim Gillett -- One city at a time / Craig DeLancey -- Want not / L.S. Gathmann -- The costs of survival / Jamie Gilman Kress -- Getting wet / Tom Moran -- Top 10 headlines, Rochester, NY, 2034 / Nick DiChario -- The 2034 Lilac Festival / Steven Donner -- North Star pipeline / Steve Carper -- Scotch and sizzlenuts on the Resolute Bay / Alicia Doty Henn.

2034 : Writing Rochester's Futures