Cycling to Asylum

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In a near-future, dystopian New York City, a family is forced to flee. They cross the border by bicycle into Quebec and apply for refugee status. More

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About Su J. Sokol

Su J. Sokol is a Montreal activist, a cyclist, and a writer of speculative and interstitial fiction. Originally from Brooklyn, Sokol studied law and philosophy before becoming a community lawyer specializing in housing. She immigrated to Canada in 2004 and now lives in Montréal with her family. Sokol works for a community organization as a social rights advocate. Su’s short stories have appeared in The Future Fire, Spark: A Creative Anthology, the TFF 10th Anniversary Anthology, Tabulit, and Glittership: An LGBT Science Fiction and Fantasy Podcast. Her debut novel, Cycling to Asylum, was long-listed for the 2015 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.


Review by: resonant on July 24, 2014 :
Very good, engaging characters, a too-real slice of life view of a family seeking refugee status after fleeing a "safe" country. This book is partly responsible for my recent purchase of a bicycle.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)

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