Midnight Robber

TitleMidnight Robber
Year for Search2000
AuthorsHopkinson, [Noelle] Nalo (b. 1960)
Tertiary AuthorsHopkinson, Nalo
Date Published2000
PublisherWarner Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, Female author, Guyanese author, Jamaican author, Trinidadian author, US author
Annotation

The planet Toussaint has been colonized from the Caribbean and replicated the positive and negative aspects of Caribbean culture. It expels its criminals to the dystopian New Half-Way Tree. 

Holding Institutions

CU-Riv, Merril

Author Note

The female author (b. 1960) was born in Jamaica and grew up in Guyana and Trinidad, spent many years in Canada, and now teaches at the University of California, Riverside.

Full Text

2000 Hopkinson, Nalo (b. 1960). Midnight Robber. New York: Warner Books. An excerpt was published in Walking the Clouds: An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction. Ed. Grace Dillon (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2012), 99-115 with an editor’s note on 99-101, 247. CU-Riv, Merril

The planet Toussaint has been colonized from the Caribbean and reproduced the positive and negative aspects of Caribbean culture. It then expels its criminals to the dystopian New Half-Way Tree. The female author was born in Jamaica and grew up in Guyana and Trinidad, spent many years in Canada, and now teaches at the University of California, Riverside.