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Fiction

Our Shared Storm: A Novel of Five Climate FuturesOut now from Fordham University Press! Kindle, Nook, paperback, exclusive hardcover!

May Day” — solarshades.club, 2022.

“Boomtown” (with Corey J. White) — Phase Change: Imagining Energy Futures, Twelfth Planet Press, 2022.

“The Painter and the Flatiron” — Cities in a Wild Garden: Stories of the Nature of Cities, Volume 2, 2021.

Stowaways” — Lightspeed Magazine, 2021.

Lo Stato Solare (edited by Francesco Verso and translated by Stefano Ternavasio) — An Italian-language collection of my short fiction, published by Future Fiction (paperback, Kindle), 2021.

A Smell of Jet Fuel” — Lightspeed Magazine, 2021. Author spotlight.

Solarshades” — Cities of Light, plus response essays, 2021.

The Mammoth Steps” — Terraform, 2018. Edited and reprinted in Multispecies Cities (paperbackKindle, ebook, iTunes, Nook), 2021. Blog post. Reprint forthcoming in Terraform: Watch/Worlds/Burn.

Your Mind is the Superfund Site” (with C. Y. Ballard) — Lightspeed Magazine, 2020. Audio version. Author spotlight.

“In the Storm, a Fire” (with Jay Springett) — And Lately, The Sun (Kindle), 2020. Longlisted for the BSFA 2020 Short Fiction Award. Chanticleer International Book Awards Short 2020 Story Award semifinalist.

The Lizard and the Rat” — StarShipSofa podcast, 2020.

Voice of Their Generation” — Lightspeed Magazine, 2020. Audio version. Author spotlight.

Zooming” — MIT Technology Review, 2020. Audio version via Curio.

“Black Ice City” — Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Winters (paperbackKindle, ebook, iTunes, Nook), 2020. Blog post. Nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

A Priest, a Rabbi, and a Robot Walk Into a Bar” — Slate Future Tense, 2019. Response essay. Radio interview.

“The Chaperone” — Working Futures: 14 Speculative Fiction Stories About the Future of Work (Kindle, paperback), 2019. Podcast discussion. Reprinted in The New Accelerator.

Under The Grid” — The Weight of Light, 2019. Reprinted in GristPodcast review.

“Under This Rock” — Little Blue Marble, 2019. Included in Little Blue Marble 2019: Climate in Crisis anthology (Kindle, iTunes).

The Art of World War C — speculative propaganda from America’s climate mobilization (writeup, interview).

The Lighthouse Keeper” — in Energy Overlays, a book of designs from the Land Art Generator Initiative‘s 2018 Melbourne design competition. Translated into Italian and included in Solarpunk: Come ho imparato ad amare il futuro, edited by Francesco Verso, 2020.

Mend and Make Do” — runner up, Writing The Future health sci-fi contest, 2017.

“Sunshine State” (with Adam Flynn) — winner, Everything Change 2016 climate fiction contest.

The Games That Got Us Through — a visitation of Emerge Festival 2016 (in collaboration with Adam Flynn and Bryce Hidysmith).

Nonfiction

On the Political Dimensions of Solarpunk — Medium, 2015. Translated into Italian and included in Solarpunk: Come ho imparato ad amare il futuro, edited by Francesco Verso, 2020.

Speculating on our Climate Future — interview in ASU News, 2022.

Nothing Here But Five Climate FuturesNothing Here newsletter guest co-edit, 2022.

Make It So: The Clippy Theory of Star Trek ActionSci-Fi TV Interfaces, 2022.

Our Shared Storm: An Interview with Andrew Dana Hudson — Solarpunk Magazine, 2022

What can science fiction tell us about the future of artificial intelligence policy? (with Ed Finn and Ruth Wylie) — AI & SOCIETY, 2021.

Solarpunk: A new anthology of speculative fiction counters dystopias with hopeful futures — written interview response in Scroll.In, 2021

Talking to Terrestrials — World Weaver Press Blog, 2021.

Rendering the Living — Medium, 2020.

Normalcy — Medium, 2020. Reprinted in Oasis: In Isolation, 2020.

Moving the Beaches, Moving the Seas — World Weaver Press Blog, 2020.

They Really Are Reptoids — Oasis #6: Superstition, 2019.

What does it mean to BE a solarpunk? — Solarpunks.net, 2019.

Nothing Here But Anti-Police InsurgencyNothing Here newsletter guest co-edit, 2021.

Nothing Here But Us Solar Powered Punks — Nothing Here newsletter guest co-edit, 2019.

Why Climate Fiction? — Imaginary Papers, 2019.

Lessons from the History of Environmentalism (as part the DSA Ecosocialist Working Group Research Subcommittee) — Socialist Forum, 2019.

Ghost Stories in the Machine — Imaginary Papers, 2018.

Tech & the left interview #3 — Fully Automated Luxury Communism Newsletter, 2018.

How to Fix Avengers: Infinity War — Medium, 2018.

When Disaster Is Always Looming (with Milan Shrestha) — Slate, 2018.

My Dumb Tweet About Owl Orgasms and Socialism Went Viral — Slate, 2017.

The Future Is Also Messier Than You Think — Drawn Futures: Arizona 20452017.

Can Sports Survive Our Environmental Crisis? — Slate, 2016.

Speaking

Climate Futures and Post-Normal FictionThe Fire These Times Podcast, 2022

Post Normal FictionNear Future Laboratory Podcast, 2022

Author lays out plan to tackle climate change through 5 hypothetical futuresKJZZ, The Show, 2022.

Episode 26: Our Shared Storm with Andrew Dana Hudson & Book reviews with Alan BaileyIf This Goes On (Don’t Panic) podcast, 2022.

Solarpunk and Speculative Futurism — Carbotnic Podcast, 2022.

The Political Economy of SolarpunkThe Fire These Times Podcast, 2022.

‘Cities Of Light’: ASU Project Combines Data, Essays, Fiction To Explore Climate Change’s Long-Term EffectsKJZZ, The Show, 2021.

Solarpunk: New Seeds from the Ashes of Cyberpunk — FutureCon panel, 2020.

Come Internet With Me — pilot episode guest, 2020.

Optimism and the Futures of Sci-Fi Worlds — LockDownCon panel, 2020.

Science Fiction Writer Explores Artificial Intelligence and ReligionKJZZ, The Show, 2020.

Midsommar vs The BuddhaPermanently Moved guest episode, 2019.

Interview on Working Futures — Techdirt Podcast Episode 231, 2019.

SolarPunk and going Post-Post-Apocalyptic — re:publica 2018. Open Transcript.

The Climate Fiction Episode — The Sustainability Review Podcast, 2018.

Low Carbon Leisure in Solarpunk Futures — re:publica Sequencer Los Angeles 2018.

What Sci-Fi Futures Can (and Can’t) Teach Us About AI Policy — fiction panel (starts 1:44:38), 2019.

Limited Engagement 116 — interview on Holum Press and Oasis (starts 0:13:15), 2019.

Social

@andrewdhudson — Twitter

@andrewdanahudson — Instagram

Ignore All Warnings — tumblr

Collaborations

Clarion Ghost Class

The Future of Ageing in Smart Environments

OasisHolum Press

Imaginary College — Center for Science and the Imagination

A.I. Policy Futures — Center for Science and the Imagination and Open Technology Institute

Phoenix Workers Alliance

@DSAM4A — Democratic Socialists for Medicare for All

Applied History Institute

Magic: The Gathering Community Set Reviews