"Mother of Invention"

Title"Mother of Invention"
Year for Search2018
AuthorsOkorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili](b. 1974)
Secondary TitleSlate
Date PublishedFebruary 21, 2018
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Female author
Annotation

Climate-change dystopia set in Lagos, Nigeria. The ending suggests the possibility of a sequel. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in A Year Without Winter. Illus. Ed. Dehlia Hannah, ed. with Brenda Cooper, Joey Eschrich, and Cynthia Selin, Fiction eds. (New York: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City, 2018), 213-31; and in Future Tense Fiction: Stories of the Tomorrow. Ed. Kirsten Borg, Torie Bosch, Joey Eschrich, Ed Finn, Andrés Martinez, and Juliet Ulman (Los Angeles, CA: The Unnamed Press, 2019), 15-33.

URLhttps://slate.com/technology/2018/02/mother-of-invention-a-new-short-story-by-nnedi-okorafor.html.
Illustration

Illus. Shyama Golden

Holding Institutions

PSt, PU

Author Note

African-American female author (b. 1974) of Igbo heritage.

Full Text

2018 Okorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili] (b. 1974). “Mother of Invention.” Illus. Shyama Golden. Slate (February 21, 2018). https://slate.com/technology/2018/02/mother-of-invention-a-new-short-story-by-nnedi-okorafor.html. Rpt. in A Year Without Winter. Illus. Ed. Dehlia Hannah, ed. with Brenda Cooper, Joey Eschrich, and Cynthia Selin, Fiction eds. (New York: Columbia Books on Architecture and the City, 2018), 213-31; and in Future Tense Fiction: Stories of the Tomorrow. Ed. Kirsten Borg, Torie Bosch, Joey Eschrich, Ed Finn, Andrés Martinez, and Juliet Ulman (Los Angeles, CA: The Unnamed Press, 2019), 15-33. PSt, PU

Climate-change dystopia set in Lagos, Nigeria. The ending suggests the possibility of a sequel. African-American female author of Igbo heritage.