The Urgency of Writing Fiction in the Trump Era
Two novelists discuss writing dystopian tales for Slate’s Trump Story Project.
“Clay and Smokeless Fire”He had seen fool kings and robber-kings, mad kings and rape-kings. The new American king was all of them at once.
“What Someone Else Does Not Want Printed”Comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted.
“Trump Land”It started as a joke, and then it turned into a theme park, and then it became something worse.
“Chorus”In the Pence administration, high school girls have to take things into their own hands.