The world under COVID-19 is surreal. Empty streets. Clear skies. Empty shelves in the stores. It sounds a bit like science fiction. So what does a science fiction writer think about all of this?
“In some ways, science fiction got it right, and science fiction helped us expect what the situation will feel like,” says David D. Levine, an award-winning science fiction author originally from Milwaukee.
“At the same time, science fiction is fiction, so you can’t use it as something to model behavior.”