“Sexy Robot Heroes

Title“Sexy Robot Heroes
Year for Search2018
AuthorsMcDonald, Sandra [A.]( b. 1966)
Secondary AuthorsRafael, Rivqa, and Roberts, Tansy Rayner (b. 1978)
Secondary TitleMother of Invention
Pagination73-96
Date Published2018
PublisherTwelfth Planet Press
Place PublishedYokine, WA, Australia
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

The story is set in Guangzhou (Canton), China in a future in which there has been extensive flooding of the city due to climate change. There is extreme poverty, and gangs rule the areas of the city where the story is set, but the story is concerned with the struggles of a transgender individual to survive in this setting. 

Info Notes

The story was longlisted for the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. 

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Author Note

The female author (b. 1966) is a former U. S. Navy officer

Full Text

2018 McDonald, Sandra [A.] (b. 1966). “Sexy Robot Heroes.” Mother of Invention. Ed. Rivqa Rafael and Tansy Rayner Roberts (Yokine, WA, Australia: Twelfth Planet Press, 2018), 73-96. PSt

The story is set in Guangzhou (Canton), China in a future in which there has been extensive flooding of the city due to climate change. There is extreme poverty, and gangs rule the areas of the city where the story is set, but the story is concerned with the struggles of a transgender individual to survive in this setting. The story was longlisted for the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. The female author is a former U. S. Navy officer.