Evan Tims

Evan Tims is an American researcher and writer who has lived in Nepal, Bangladesh and India. Most recently, he lived in Nepal as a Henry Luce Scholar, where he started the In 100 Years Project, an effort to publish young Southasian climate writers. He edited and published the country’s first climate-fiction anthology, available at in100yearsproject.com.

Southasia’s place in contemporary climate fiction

Western cli-fi seems almost addicted to Southasia as a theatre for exploring its greatest concerns, yet often falls prey to uninformed perspectives. But there is also a growing tide of climate fiction by Southasians themselves.

Jun 28, 2023

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