Tag Archives: dystopia

Finding Light Through Darkness in Dystopian Fiction – Part Two

In part one of the dystopian book series, we discussed how tales like 1984 raised our collective consciousness to the horrors of totalitarian systems. If that’s true, why is it difficult for us to join together and articulate current events to lessons we’ve learned from the book? In my mid-twenties, I had the realization that […]

Finding Light Through Darkness in Dystopian Fiction – Part One

I’ve seen a meme floating around on Facebook of a Euler diagram linking together a host of dystopian movies and novels to an ominous undisclosed location. It started popping up during the start of the pandemic. Comments about the meme varied, yet I got the sense that those who responded were bound together by a […]

American War by Akkad, Omar El – A Visionary Fiction Alliance Book Review by Victor Smith

Not a happy romp, but still a must-read A no-holds-barred dystopian novel set towards the end of the 21st century, which features the continuation of the perpetual wars of current times, but in reverse: America, in the midst of a 2nd Civil War, is the third-world nation in disarray while a prosperous Middle-Eastern empire provides […]

First book of the Osiris Plan trilogy out now – Drew Fisher

VF author Drew Fisher has just published his novel titled Brig-Wallis Preparatory School for Boys, the first of the Osiris Plan trilogy of visionary fiction. Congratulations, Drew! About the book (from Amazon): Eighteen boys from all corners of the world have been recruited to the freshman class of a small, mysterious, Swiss boarding school. They know little to […]