A YA novel-in-verse that follows a college freshman as she encounters pushback to her anti-science, New-Age beliefs for the first time and falls heavily into disinformation as a way to cope with her newfound doubt and the separation from her best friend.
MEET ME IN THE FOURTH DIMENSION
by Rita Feinstein
Page Street YA, Winter 2024
(via KT Literary)
An honest portrayal not only of the dangers of misinformation but also the humanness of the people who get pulled into it. It’s a beautiful and painful examination of friendship and unexpected connection and a lesson in empathy, accepting growth, and learning to forgive yourself. Though fiction, MEET ME IN THE FOURTH DIMENSION is heavily based on Rita’s own life and experiences with the allure of antiscience, New Age rhetoric online. For fans of Nina LaCour’s WE ARE OKAY and Amber McBride’s ME (MOTH).
Rita Feinstein is the author of the poetry chapbook Life on Dodge (Brain Mill Press, 2018) and the full poetry collection Everything is Real (Brain Mill Press, 2022). She received her MFA from Oregon State University.