Bannerless

TitleBannerless
Year for Search2017
AuthorsVaughn, Carrie (b. 1973)
Date Published2017
PublisherMariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Post-catastrophe dystopia in which people live in large families, and birth is regulated to those deemed worthy and awarded a banner. The original story is about a young woman who has a bannerless child. The novel expands this to a deeper consideration of the society. 

Additional Publishers

Originated with a story with the same title in The End Has Come. The Apocalypse Triptych. Ed. John Joseph Adams and Hugh Howey (Np: Editors, 2015), 5-22. Rpt. in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection. Ed. Gardner Dozois (New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2016), 181-96 with an editor’s note on 181

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Author Note

Female author (b. 1973)

Full Text

2017 Vaughn, Carrie (b. 1973). Bannerless. Boston, MA: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Originated with a story with the same title in The End Has Come. The Apocalypse Triptych. Ed. John Joseph Adams and Hugh Howey (Np: Editors, 2015), 5-22. Rpt. in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection. Ed. Gardner Dozois (New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2016), 181-96 with an editor’s note on 181. Public

Post-catastrophe dystopia in which people live in large families, and birth is regulated to those deemed worthy and awarded a banner. The original story is about a young woman who has a bannerless child. The novel expands this to a deeper consideration of the society. Female author.