Danny Bloom
I seek the truth wherever it lies.

‘The Cli-Fi Movement’ has been gaining steam and is facing the future with courage

I initiated a new Twitter hashtag today, after being encouraged by the Bill McKibben podcast at Wired magazine the other day. Coined by Wired podcast host David Barr Kirtley. He asked McKibben on air if he had heard of the cli-fi movement, and Bill answered in the affirmative: “Yes!”

So this hashtag #CliFiMovement was born a few days later.

More than a genre or meme or buzzword, it’s been dubbed a movement by Wired and other media and  I’m going with that as a new hashtag. A movement of publishers, agents, acquiring editors, lit critics and of course novelists.

Bill McKibben has recognized the power of the “cli-fi movement” in a recent Wired magazine podcast and bravo, Bill!

Welcome to the Cli-Fi Movement. Use the hashtag if you wish.

About the Author
Danny Bloom is editor of The Cli-Fi Report at www.cli-fi.net. Danny graduated from Tufts University in Boston in 1971 with a major in Yiddish Literature. A newspaper editor and reporter since his days in Alaska, Japan and Taiwan, he has lived and worked in 14 countries and speaks French, Japanese and Chinese. He hopes to live until 2032, when his tombstone will read "I came, I saw, I ate cho-dofu."
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