"Zero Bar"

Title"Zero Bar"
Year for Search2012
AuthorsGreene, Tom
Secondary TitleStrange Horizons
Date PublishedAugust 6, 2012
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The story is set in a near-future that continues to be racist but where it is possible to adjust a fetus’s genes to ensure that the baby will be white. It focuses on a young woman whose genes had been adjusted deciding what to do when she is pregnant. A Zero Bar is a candy bar that is white on the outside and black inside. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in How to Live on Other Planets: A Handbook for Aspiring Aliens. Ed. Joanne Merriam (Nashville, TN: Upper Rubber Boot Books, 2015), 41-54.

URLhttp://strangehorizons.com/fiction/zero-bar/
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Author Note

The author self-identifies as biracial Anglo/Latino

Full Text

2012 Greene, Tom. “Zero Bar.” Strange Horizons (August 6, 2012). http://strangehorizons.com/fiction/zero-bar/ Rpt. in How to Live on Other Planets: A Handbook for Aspiring Aliens. Ed. Joanne Merriam (Nashville, TN: Upper Rubber Boot Books, 2015), 41-54. PS

The story is set in a near-future that continues to be racist but where it is possible to adjust a fetus’s genes to ensure that the baby will be white. It focuses on a young woman whose genes had been adjusted deciding what to do when she is pregnant. A Zero Bar is a candy bar that is white on the outside and black inside. The author self-identifies as biracial Anglo/Latino.