Calexit: The Anthology

TitleCalexit: The Anthology
Year for Search2017
AuthorsCurtis, J. L., Poole, Bob, Sanderson, Cedar, Rogneby, Tom, Boykin, Alma [T. C.], Opperman, B., Johnson, L. B., Joe, Eaton Rapids, Lawdog, [pseud.], and O'Hara, Kimball
Secondary AuthorsCurtis, J. L.
Date Published2017
PublisherJLC&A
Place PublishedNp
KeywordsFemale author, Male author, Maltese author, US author
Annotation

A collection of stories set in a dystopian future in which part of California, called Cali, secedes from the country in order to establish a socialist state committed to diversity. Northern California and southern Oregon forms a new territory called Jefferson that may become a new state. The stories are “A Matter of Honor” by J. L. Curtis in which the U. S. Navy leaves San Diego and blows up its base as it does with the story continued in his ebook novella The Morning the Earth Shook. 69 pp. (2017). “Last Plane Out” by Bob Poole centers on the last plane to leave Los Angeles airport. “Carpetbaggers” by Cedar Sanderson focuses on carpetbaggers in Jefferson. “Night Passage” by Tom Rogneby begins in Cali, where all people are chipped, and continues with the escape of a couple. “Roll, Colorado, Roll!” by Alma [T. C.] Boykin in which The Colorado River is released into its original channel, cutting off water to Cali. “Final Flight” by B. Opperman is a story of escape from Cali. “Freedom’s Ride” by L. B. Johnson is a story of escape from Cali. “The Farm” by Eaton Rapids Joe describes the authoritarian liberalism of Cali and the damage it does. “By Hook and Crook” by Lawdog [pseud.] is an escape story. In “Fifth Column” by Kimball O’Hara the U. S. Navy returns. A graphic novel covering some of the same themes is Matteo Pizzolo, CALEXIT. Illus. Amancay Nahuelpan. Colorist Tyler Boss. Flatter Dee Cunniffe. Letterer Jim Campbell. Map designer Richard Nisa. Flag Designer Robert Anthony, Jr. Los Angeles, CA: Black Mask Studios, 2018. Originally published as CALEXit 1-3. There is an actual Calexit movement with different versions of what a separate California would look like and various positions of the opponents. 

Info Notes

A graphic novel covering some of the same themes is Matteo Pizzolo, CALEXIT. Illus. Amancay Nahuelpan. Colorist Tyler Boss. Flatter Dee Cunniffe. Letterer Jim Campbell. Map designer Richard Nisa. Flag Designer Robert Anthony, Jr. Los Angeles, CA: Black Mask Studios, 2018. Originally published as CALEXit 1-3

Pseudonym

Lawdog [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Lawdog [pseud.] was born in Malta and lives in the U. S., where he works in law enforcement in Texas

Full Text

2017 Curtis, J. L., ed. Calexit: The Anthology. Np: JLC&A. PSt

A collection of stories set in a dystopian future in which part of California, called Cali, secedes from the country in order to establish a socialist state committed to diversity. Northern California and southern Oregon forms a new territory called Jefferson that may become a new state. The stories are “A Matter of Honor” by J. L. Curtis in which the U. S. Navy leaves San Diego and blows up its base as it does with the story continued in his ebook novella The Morning the Earth Shook. 69 pp. (2017). “Last Plane Out” by Bob Poole centers on the last plane to leave Los Angeles airport. “Carpetbaggers” by Cedar Sanderson focuses on carpetbaggers in Jefferson. “Night Passage” by Tom Rogneby begins in Cali, where all people are chipped, and continues with the escape of a couple. “Roll, Colorado, Roll!” by Alma [T. C.] Boykin in which The Colorado River is released into its original channel, cutting off water to Cali. “Final Flight” by B. Opperman is a story of escape from Cali. “Freedom’s Ride” by L. B. Johnson is a story of escape from Cali. “The Farm” by Eaton Rapids Joe describes the authoritarian liberalism of Cali and the damage it does. “By Hook and Crook” by Lawdog [pseud.] is an escape story. In “Fifth Column” by Kimball O’Hara the U. S. Navy returns. A graphic novel covering some of the same themes is Matteo Pizzolo, CALEXIT. Illus. Amancay Nahuelpan. Colorist Tyler Boss. Flatter Dee Cunniffe. Letterer Jim Campbell. Map designer Richard Nisa. Flag Designer Robert Anthony, Jr. Los Angeles, CA: Black Mask Studios, 2018. Originally published as CALEXit 1-3. There is an actual Calexit movement with different versions of what a separate California would look like and various positions of the opponents. Lawdog [pseud.] was born in Malta and lives in the U. S., where he works in law enforcement in Texas.