xv, 410 pages ; 21 cm
"For many Americans, imagining a bright future has always been an act of resistance. A People's Future of the United States presents twenty never-before-published stories by a diverse group of writers, featuring voices both new and well-established. These stories imagine their characters fighting everything from government surveillance, to corporate cities, to climate change disasters, to nuclear wars. But fear not: A People's Future also invites readers into visionary futures in which the country is shaped by justice, equity, and joy. Edited by Victor LaValle and John Joseph Adams, this collection features a glittering landscape of moving, visionary stories written from the perspective of people of color, indigenous writers, women, queer & trans people, Muslims and other people whose lives are often at risk" -- Provided by publisher.
Introduction / by Victor LaValle -- The Bookstore at the End of America / by Charlie Jane Anders -- Our Aim is Not to Die / by A. Merc Rustad -- The Wall / by Lizz Huerta -- Read After Burning / by Maria Dahvana Headley -- Chapter 5: Disruption and Continuity [excerpted] / by Malka Older -- It Was Saturday Night, I Guess That Makes Itt Alright / by Sam J. Miller -- Attachment Disorder / by Tananarive Due -- By His Bootstraps / by Ashok K. Banker -- Riverbed / by Omar El Akkad -- What Maya Found There / by Daniel Jose Older -- The Referendum / by Lesley Nneka Arimah -- Calendar Girls / by Justina Ireland -- The Synapse Will Free Us From Ourselves -- 0.1 / by gabby rivera -- The Blindfold / by Tobias S. Buckell -- No Algorithms in the World / by Hugh Howey -- Esperanto / by Jamie Ford -- ROME / by G. Willow Wilson -- Give Me Cornbread or Give Me Death / by N. K. Jemisin -- Good News Bad News / by Charles Yu -- What You Sow / by Kai Cheng Thom -- A History of Barbed Wire / by Daniel H. Wilson -- The Sun in Exile / by Catherynne M. Valente -- Harmony / by Seanan McGuire -- Now Wait for This Week / by Alice Sola Kim.
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