Some science fiction readers pin their hopes for the genre on Becky Chambers

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If you’re not familiar with hopepunk, and I can’t say that I was, then read this Wired profile of author Becky Chambers that pins the hopes on the science fiction genre’s future on her writing.

Is Becky Chambers the Ultimate Hope for Science Fiction?
Her gentle, heartwarming stories seek to soothe our troubled souls. They also aim to blow up the entire genre.