Cycling to Asylum

Cycling to Asylum

by Su J. Sokol
Cycling to Asylum

Cycling to Asylum

by Su J. Sokol

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Overview

In a near-future New York subject to an increasingly hostile government, Laek, a non-conformist history teacher, and Janie, an activist lawyer, struggle to lead good and useful lives. After Laek is badly injured in a brutal confrontation with the police, they are forced to leave their home and loved ones behind, fleeing across the border by bicycle with their two young children. In a Montréal that the future has also transformed, the family faces new challenges: convincing the authorities to grant them refugee status and integrating into Québec society. Will they find safety in their new home? Told from the points of view of the four family members, Cycling to Asylum, longlisted for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. is a unique work of interstitial fiction from an exciting new Montreal author.


Product Details

BN ID: 2940045978651
Publisher: Su J. Sokol
Publication date: 05/15/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Su J  Sokol is a social rights advocate, a freelance editor, and a writer of speculative, liminal, and interstitial fiction. A former legal services lawyer from New York City, xe now makes Montréal xyr home. Sokol is the author of three novels: Cycling to Asylum, which was long-listed for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic and has been optioned for development into a feature-length film, Run J Run (2019), and Zee (2020). Sokol's short fiction has appeared or is upcoming in various magazines and anthologies including in The Future Fire, Spark: A Creative Anthology, Glittership: an LGBTQ Science Fiction and Fantasy Podcast, After the Orange: Ruin and Recovery (B Cubed Press), and Amazing Stories. When xe is not writing, battling slumlords, bringing evil bureaucracies to their knees, and smashing borders, Sokol curates and participates in readings and literary events in Canada and abroad.

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