Wi-Fi Forest Flash Fiction

Deeper Than You Imagined, by Sachiko Akiyama (featured artist in Branching Out), click for source.

Deeper Than You Imagined, by Sachiko Akiyama (featured artist in Branching Out), click for source.

If any of you follow my museum education blog, Brain Popcorn, you’ll know I’ve been working on a show that opened just a few weeks ago called Branching Out: Trees as Art.  In the course of researching for that show, I was introduced to the work of Suzanne Simard, a forester who works with tree root/fungal networks, which form an underground communication chain between trees of all ages and species in a forest.  Her research inspired me to write a speculative flash fiction story which has now been published on PEM’s blog, Connected.

Read “Biofeedback” here.

biofeedback cover(Which, when I was writing it, I really wanted to call “Return of the Entwives.”  You’ll see why.)