"The Segment"

Title"The Segment"
Year for Search2012
AuthorsValentine, Genevieve (b. 1981)
Secondary AuthorsDatlow, Ellen [Sue], and Windling, Terri
Secondary TitleAfter: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia
Pagination1-17
Date Published2012
PublisherHyperion
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia of a future where the news is faked by agencies that completely control the lives of the young actors, who live in agency buildings. The story focuses on a news segment where it is intended that the actor be killed.

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Author Note

Female author (b. 1981).

Full Text

2012 Valentine, Genevieve (b. 1981). “The Segment.” After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia. Ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (New York: Hyperion, 2012), 1-17. DLC

Young adult dystopia of a future where the news is faked by agencies that completely control the lives of the young actors, who live in agency buildings. The story focuses on a news segment where it is intended that the actor be killed. Female author.