This post is the second in a series of short reviews about individual stories from McSweeney’s 58 Climate Fiction issue. The focus of this review is “The Rememberers” by Rachel Heng. Click to read the full review!
This review examines how Mikael Awake’s story in McSweeney’s 58, “The Good Plan,” reveals an experience of climate refugees. It is an exploration of memory and feelings of belonging and displacement and a study in displacement and reintegration, which gives the reader a taste of that experience.
Editors Zelda Knight and Ekpeki Oghenechovwe Donald are bringing speculative fiction by writers from Africa and the African diaspora to a wider audience. For readers who are interested in the broad spectrum of speculative fiction, this anthology offers science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and myth — sometimes within the same story.