In rather alarming news, the answer to this question is starting to look, hop, and scamper like a research project. Dear Gods! When the Work calls you, when you call the Work… I guess the question could be otherwise asked as;
How does fantasy survive the Anthropocene?
But worries for my sanity, TBR list, and general caffeine intake aside – I found this article discussion by Mary Woodbury from Dragonfly.eco pretty interesting. [Which reminds me to post those links to all the eco artist/culture groups. Dragonfly is one of them, an excellent site that reviews and interviews eco-fiction]
It was this quote that was most striking for me;
“[…] when writing about nature there is a deeper realism among weird fiction authors as they go beyond what we think we know.”