Annalee Newitz

The Dystopian City and Urban Policy

September 24, 2014 in Links

In an article for Slate magazine’s Future Tense channel, Annalee Newitz argues that urban planners should read more science fiction.

Annalee Newitz writes about science, pop culture, and the future. She is the editor in chief of io9, a publication that covers science and science fiction. She is the author of the books Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction (2013) and Pretend We’re Dead: Capitalist Monsters in American Pop Culture (2006) and the coeditor of She’s Such a Geek (2006). Formerly, she was a policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, where she received a Ph.D. in English and American Studies.