Just The World I'm Looking For: The Multiverse and Fiction

Conversations  |  General  |  Fiction  |  English  |  1 hr

12 Nov Sat, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Festival Pass  - $30
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The age-old struggle between fate and chance. The dreams and fantasies we cling to as testaments to all the versions of ourselves we could have been. We’re familiar with multiverse theory in science (and Doctor Strange), but does it hold any weight in fiction about the everyday, and do we need it? Four authors discuss the logic of creating alternate timelines, the recent interest in multiverse theory among fiction writers, and whether the multiverse provides us with answers about all the “what ifs” in our lives.

This is your road not taken.


Jason Erik Lundberg was born in New York, grew up in North Carolina, and has lived in Singapore since 2007. He is the author and anthologist of over 25 books, including the critically-acclaimed novel, A Fickle and Restless Weapon (2020).