Writing Fiction at the End of the World

Writer Adam Nemett on his new novel We Can Save Us All and being a novelist and a father during very dark times

“By the time my kids are 70 or 80, the sea level rise is going to be 5, 6 feet higher than it is right now and they’re going to have a whole different set of issues that go well beyond just water in the basement.”

“If you’re paying attention, you’re probably taking some precautions. You can’t necessarily rely on the government. That’s where self-reliance comes in.”

“If the Earth is done with us, she’ll just throw us off and keep going.”

Journalist, author, dad. Former TIME magazine editor and foreign correspondent. Author of END TIMES, a book about existential risk and the end of the world.

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