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July 1, 2021

UREx Podcast LogoMarissa Matsler and Robert Lloyd explore another dimension of the series title, as they chat with the authors and editors of “Cities of Light” - a new book of science fiction stories focused on solar-powered cities of the future! Guests Joey Eschrich, Clark Miller, Deji Olukotun, and Lauren Withycombe Keeler talk about the creation of the book, the ideas behind it, and how science fiction can help prepare us for the possibilities - and the demands - of future cities.

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Clark Miller (@clarkamiller):

Deji Olukotun (@olutron):

Lauren Withycombe Keeler (@femmefutura):

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