"City of Refuge"

Title"City of Refuge"
Year for Search2020
AuthorsBroaddus, Maurice(b. 1975)
Secondary AuthorsLafferty, Mur, and Divya, S. B. [pseud.]
Secondary TitleEscape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology
Pagination163-81, with a note on the author on 162
Date Published2020
PublisherTitan Books
Place PublishedLondon
ISBN Number9781789095012
KeywordsAfrican American author, English author, Male author
Annotation

The story is set in a future Indianapolis on “Original Earth,” or what remains after the rich have left to settle Mars and African Americans who can afford to have settled the moon and orbiting cities around it. Those left behind include those who can afford to ensure clean air and water by building a dome over their neighborhood and those who can’t. The viewpoint character is an African American ex-convict struggling to survive.

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Author Note

The African American author was born in England and raised and lives in the U.S.

Full Text

2020 Broaddus, Maurice (b. 1975). “City of Refuge.” Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology. Ed. Mur Lafferty and S. B. Divya [Divya Srinivasan Breed] (London: Titan Books, 2020), 163-81, with a note on the author on 162. PSt 

The story is set in a future Indianapolis on “Original Earth,” or what remains after the rich have left to settle Mars and African Americans who can afford to have settled the moon and orbiting cities around it. Those left behind include those who can afford to ensure clean air and water by building a dome over their neighborhood and those who can’t. The viewpoint character is an African American ex-convict struggling to survive. The African American author was born in England and raised and lives in the U.S.