Nationwide — It’s really easy to take water without any consideration till it’s gone. For creator and activist Papi Kymone Freeman, the very best method to elucidate the worldwide water disaster was after his journey to Africa, when he determined to jot down a fictional e book utilizing Marvel-like superheroes to inform the story of local weather change, international warming and the privatization of water. NINEVEH (pronounced ni·nuh·vuh) is a fiction novel a few battle over water set sooner or later in a post-oil-depleted dystopian society. NINEVEH novel releases on March 22, 2023 – World Water Day.
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“I spent the summer time in Nairobi, Kenya, with a fellowship from the American Associates Service Committee, a Quaker group devoted to service, the place we had been compelled to make use of bottled water to brush our tooth,” stated Kymone Freeman, creator of NINEVEH. “I noticed individuals accumulating water the place goats had been ingesting. I noticed dad and mom feed infants Coca-Cola of their bottles as a result of the soda was safer than the obtainable water. Immediately, we see the water disaster even in America, from the Flint water disaster to now in Jackson, Mississippi.”
In NINEVEH, outdated cities are actually underwater because of local weather change, and new cities have emerged. A large international drought mixed with an epic contamination of the world’s restricted recent water provide mixed with the privatization of the remaining unpolluted aquifers has created a disaster of biblical proportions. Because of this, water has been priced past the affordability of the lots, forcing them to gather rainwater, which constitutes as the brand new contraband. With a mind-altering drug launched into the restricted public provide, few resisters dared to defy the final word fascist system.
The Resistance is led by Ndbele, a gifted instructor and sage. His daughter, Evolon, is his biggest warrior, and Bethlehem is his most trusted ally. NINEVEH is dominated ruthlessly by Nimrod, the top of the International Water Company that has a stronghold on the world’s water market. He has just one weak spot, his nymphomaniac son Saisir.”
After studying NINEVEH, Shaka King, director of the two-time Oscar-nominated movie Judas & the Black Messiah, expressed the significance of this physique of labor. “There’s nice utility to escapist artwork. However this novel threads the needle fairly effectively by refusing to not acknowledge trauma simply to make a bit of leisure.”
Buy the pre-order sale of the paperback version for $18.99 and hardcover for $24.99 on NinevehNovel.com. The writer is Robust Arm Press, an impartial publishing home devoted to progressive points and activism.
About Kymone FreemanKymone Freeman is an award-winning playwright and founding father of the Black LUV Pageant, 2006 Mayor’s Artwork Award Finalist for Excellence in Service to the Arts. He’s a founding board member for the non-profit Phrases Beats & Life and co-founder of Bum Rush the Boards, the biggest annual youth chess match in WDC. He’s the topic of 1 chapter of the e book Beat of A Totally different Drum: The Untold Tales of African Individuals Forging Their Personal Paths in Work and Life (Hyperion). He’s a 2010 Inexperienced For All Fellow & co-founder of We Act Radio DC’s Greatest Social Justice Radio Station 2017 by Washington Metropolis Paper and 1st Place PRNDI Award winner for his Lion and the Map Commentary with Anacostia Unmapped radio collection on NPR–their most profitable native manufacturing in 2016. He was featured in one of the controversial 2015 Ebony Journal article, “Ought to Black Folks Have a good time Thanksgiving?” and the PBS On-line Movie Pageant for the brief movie The Contemporary Prince of Anacostia.
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