“What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky”

Title“What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky”
Year for Search2015
AuthorsArimah, Lesley Nneka (b. 1983)
Secondary TitleCatapult Magazine
Date Published2015
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author, Nigerian author, US author
Annotation

The setting for the story is a climate-change dystopia in which most of Europe and North America are under water, and the European powers have re-colonized Africa, with the French slaughtering the Senegalese and the British establishing a caste system in Nigeria. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in her What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky (New York: Riverhead Books, 2017), 151-74

URLhttps://catapult.co/stories/some-mathematicians-remove-pain-some-of-us-deal-in-negative-emotions-we-all-fix-the-equation-of-a-person
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Author Note

The female author (b. 1983) was born in England, raised in Nigeria, and has lived in the United States since she was a teenager.

Full Text

2015 Arimah, Lesley Nneka (b. 1983). “What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky.” Catapult Magazine (2015). https://catapult.co/stories/some-mathematicians-remove-pain-some-of-us-deal-in-negative-emotions-we-all-fix-the-equation-of-a-person. Rpt. in her What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky (New York: Riverhead Books, 2017), 151-74. PSt

The setting for the story is a climate-change dystopia in which most of Europe and North America are under water, and the European powers have re-colonized Africa, with the French slaughtering the Senegalese and the British establishing a caste system in Nigeria. The female author was born in England, raised in Nigeria, and has lived in the United States since she was a teenager.