“A Field of Sapphires and Sunshine”

Title“A Field of Sapphires and Sunshine”
Year for Search2018
AuthorsGoh, Jaymee
Secondary AuthorsUlibarri, Sarena
Secondary TitleGlass and Gardens: Solarpunk Summers. An Anthology
Pagination107-18
Date Published2018
PublisherWorld Weaver Press
Place PublishedAlbuquerque, NM
KeywordsFemale author, Malaysian author, US author
Annotation

The story is set in the 22nd century in which the U. S. economy has collapsed, and it is cheaper for the protagonist to attend university in the U. S. than at home in Asia. The world has adapted to climate change by, among other things, abolishing airplanes, and the protagonist flies home on an airship, and, since the flight takes a week, reflects on the world situation and her place in it as a new graduate. 

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Author Note

The female author was born in Malaysia, moved to Canada for university, holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Riverside, and currently lives in the U. S.

Full Text

2018 Goh, Jaymee. “A Field of Sapphires and Sunshine.” Glass and Gardens: Solarpunk Summers. An Anthology. Ed. Sarena Ulibarri (Albuquerque, NM: World Weaver Press, 2018), 107-18. PSt

The story is set in the 22nd century in which the U. S. economy has collapsed, and it is cheaper for the protagonist to attend university in the U. S. than at home in Asia. The world has adapted to climate change by, among other things, abolishing airplanes, and the protagonist flies home on an airship, and, since the flight takes a week, reflects on the world situation and her place in it as a new graduate. The female author was born in Malaysia, moved to Canada for university, holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Riverside, and currently lives in the U. S.