“Spider the Artist”

Title“Spider the Artist”
Year for Search2008
AuthorsOkorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili]](b. 1974)
Secondary AuthorsAdams, John Joseph(b. 1976)
Tertiary AuthorsOkorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili](b. 1974)
Secondary TitleSeeds of Change
Pagination193-
Date Published2008
PublisherPrime Books
Place Published[Holicong, PA]
ISBN Number9780809573103
KeywordsAfrican American author, Female author
Annotation

The story is set in a near future Nigeria where the oil copies have developed AI’s to protect their pipelines from people breaching them by killing the people. Only the government and the wealthy get any benefit from the oil, and the land is badly polluted. 

Additional Publishers

Rpts. s by Nnedi[mma Nkemdili] Okorafor in The Mammoth Book of SF Stories By Women. Ed. Alex Dally Macfarlane (London: Robinson/Philadelphia, PA: Running Press. 2014), 57-70; and in Lightspeed Magazine, no. 122 (July 2020). https://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/spider-the-artist/

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Author Note

. African American female author (B. 1974) of Igbo heritage.

Full Text

2008 Okorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili] (b. 1974). “Spider the Artist.” Seeds of Change. Ed. John Joseph Adams ([Holicong, PA]: Prime Books, 2008), 193- ,with an editor’s note on . Rpts. as by Nnedi[mma Nkemdili] Okorafor in The Mammoth Book of SF Stories By Women. Ed. Alex Dally Macfarlane (London: Robinson/Philadelphia, PA: Running Press. 2014), 57-70; and in Lightspeed Magazine, no. 122 (July 2020). https://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/spider-the-artist/ PSt  

The story is set in a near future Nigeria where the oil copies have developed AI’s to protect their pipelines from people breaching them by killing the people. Only the government and the wealthy get any benefit from the oil, and the land is badly polluted. African American female author of Igbo heritage.