Futures: A Science Fiction Series Box Set
Futures: A Science Fiction Series Box Set

Futures: A Science Fiction Series Box Set


Publisher: Radix Media Press | Paperback chapbooks

An embattled wind engineer facing personal and climatic disaster. A society on the brink of collapse. Polar bear mutiny. And, of course, robots. This box set collects the seven chapbooks from Futures: A Science Fiction Series, originally published as a monthly subscription. These beautifully illustrated chapbooks explore critical contemporary issues inspiring us to rethink our future. The box set was named a Gold Winner 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

Futures was edited, designed, printed, and bound in-house by the workers of Radix Media. Read more about our commercial printing to get a glimpse of our process. Each title in Futures: A Science Fiction Series has offset printed interiors, and a two-color letterpress printed cover. The box set features full color offset printing and holographic foil.

The Titles

The Futures box set is comprised of seven stories. Click the title of any story to read an excerpt.

Always Blue by John Dermot Woods (April 2019)

Guava Summer by Vera Kurian (May 2019)

Muri by Ashley Shelby (June 2019)

Hard Mother, Spider Mother, Soft Mother by Hal Y. Zhang (July 2019)

What You Call by Germ Lynn (August 2019)

A Point of Honor by Aeryn Rudel (September 2019)

Milo (01001101 01101001 01101100 01101111) by Alexander Pyles (October 2019)


“You don’t want to miss the Futures series. Weird, intense, and intimate, these stories explore how tomorrow’s technologies get under our skins (sometimes literally) and change our personal relationships. There is a sense of wonder here, but it’s not for the march of industrial progress. It’s for humanity, and our astonishing ability to find ever more scientifically advanced ways to love each other and screw each other over.” —Annalee Newitz, author of The Future of Another Timeline and Autonomous