Colin Dickey
Freelance
Colin Dickey is the author of Cranioklepty (2009) and Afterlives of the Saints (2012). His work has also appeared in LA Review of Books, and he is a regular contributor to Lapham’s Quarterly. He lives in California.

Written by Colin Dickey

Photo by Gozooma/Gallery Stock

Essay/
Engineering
A fault in our design

We tend to think that technological progress is making us more resilient, but it might be making us more vulnerable

Colin Dickey

On the Svalbard archipelago, 600 miles north of Norway. All photos by Greg White

Essay/
Biology
Deep chill

The Arctic Seed Vault puts apocalyptic talk of climate change in perspective – but not how you might think

Colin Dickey