Aya de León

Aya de León Aya is the award-winning author of nine novels and she teaches creative writing at UC Berkeley. She is the acquiring editor for Fighting Chance Books, the new climate justice fiction imprint at She Writes Press. In October, Candlewick Press published her first middle-grade book, UNDERCOVER LATINA, a Junior Library Guild selection. In December, Kensington Books will publish THAT DANGEROUS ENERGY, her latest climate novel. She was recently hired to write for a major entertainment franchise and she has been working on the pilot of her Justice Hustlers series, was optioned for television.

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Climate Fiction: Adaptation to a new Literary Landscape

November 12, 2022 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Join authors as they discuss how they approach the future of this genre and this planet in their work, taking on ever-evolving climate fiction themes of solarpunk, futurisms, optimism and grief, the role of activist literature, and how other works subliminally or explicitly address our relationship with our environment.