Nick Farmer, author of The Survivors

Here’s our interview with Nick Farmer, author of The Survivors. Nick is a writer and linguist based in Oakland, CA. He created the Belter conlang for Syfy’s The Expanse, contributed to the best-selling introductory linguistics textbook published by MIT Press, and works to support endangered and indigenous languages. Raised by his MIT trained linguist mother, […]

The Survivors: An Exploration of Survival in a Post Apocalyptic World

The Survivors by Nick Farmer weaves a nuanced tale of life in a post apocalyptic world. I’m not a huge fan of this genre. The stories are usually too dark and gory for my taste. I especially dislike post apocalyptic stories that focus on brain eating zombies and the humans who fight to the bitter […]

Nick Farmer, Creator of The Expanse Belter Language, Talks The Art Of Language Invention

From Fora.tv Nick Farmer and David J. Peterson Who says linguistics isn’t fun? Ever heard of “conlang”? Join this insiders’ tour through the construction of invented languages. David Peterson created languages for the HBO series “Game of Thrones” and the Syfy series “Defiance.” Nick Farmer created the Belter conlang for Syfy’s “The Expanse.” This conversation may […]

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