"Baartman"

Title"Baartman"
Year for Search2021
AuthorsWood, Nick(b. 1961)
Secondary TitleOmenana Speculative Fiction Magazine
Volume / EditionNo. 19
Date PublishedOctober 31, 2021
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, South African author, Zambian author
Annotation

The story is set in South Africa in a future where corporations have  destroyed the environment while pretending to be green. A movement of Africans, led by Saartjie Baartman, has been destroying all such corporations in southern Africa and has reached the last holdout on the south coast. Sara Baartman (c. 1789-1815) was the “Hottentot Venus” exhibited in freak shows in Europe.

URLhttps://omenana.com/2021/10/31/baartman-nick-wood/
Author Note

The author (b. 1961), a clinical psychologist, was born in Zambia and is a citizen of South Africa living in England.

Full Text

2021 Wood, Nick (b. 1961). “Baartman.” Omenana Speculative Fiction Magazine, no. 19 (October 31, 2021). https://omenana.com/2021/10/31/baartman-nick-wood/

The story is set in South Africa in a future where corporations have  destroyed the environment while pretending to be green. A movement of Africans, led by Saartjie Baartman, has been destroying all such corporations in southern Africa and has reached the last holdout on the south coast. Sara Baartman (c. 1789-1815) was the “Hottentot Venus” exhibited in freak shows in Europe. The author, a clinical psychologist, was born in Zambia and is a citizen of South Africa living in England.