“The Wretched and the Beautiful”

Title“The Wretched and the Beautiful”
Year for Search2017
AuthorsYu, E. Lily
Secondary TitleTerraform
Date PublishedFebruary 6, 2017
ISBN Number978-1-328-83456-0
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopian allegory on alien refugees and their mistreatment on Earth written in response to Executive Order 13 769 banning travel to the U. S. In her Contributor’s Note, the author says, “It was as close as I come to pitching a brick through a window.” Author, artist, and editor donated their fees to the International Rescue Committee. For a story about African Americans that resonates with this story, see 1992 Bell. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. without the illustration in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy™ 2018. Ed. N[ora] K. Jemisin (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Mariner, 2018), 258-64, with a contributor’s note on 354.

URLhttps://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ezaava/the-wretched-and-the-beautiful.
Info Notes

Author, artist, and editor donated their fees to the International Rescue Committee.

For a story about African Americans that resonates with this story, see 1992 Bell. 

Illustration

Illus. Jason Arias

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Female author

Full Text

2017 Yu, E. Lily. “The Wretched and the Beautiful.” Illus. Jason Arias. Terraform (February 6, 2017). https://www. vice.com/en_us/article/ezaava/the-wretched-and-the-beautiful. Rpt. without the illustration in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy™ 2018. Ed. N[ora] K. Jemisin (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Mariner, 2018), 258-64, with a contributor’s note on 354. PS

Dystopian allegory on alien refugees and their mistreatment on Earth written in response to Executive Order 13 769 banning travel to the U. S. In her Contributor’s Note, the author says, “It was as close as I come to pitching a brick through a window.” Author, artist, and editor donated their fees to the International Rescue Committee. For a story about African Americans that resonates with this story, see 1992 Bell. Female author.