Nalo Hopkinson

Nalo Hopkinson, who was born in Jamaica, has lived in Jamaica, Trinidad, Guyana, and Canada. She is currently a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside. She is the author of six novels, a short story collection, and a chapbook. Her novels include Brown Girl in the Ring, Midnight RobberThe Salt RoadsThe New Moon’s ArmsThe Chaos, and Sister Mine. Her short story collection is called Skin Folk, and her chapbook is Report From Planet Midnight. She is the editor of the fiction anthologies Whispers From the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction and Mojo: Conjure Stories. She is the co-editor of the fiction anthologies So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction (with Uppinder Mehan) and Tesseracts Nine (with Geoff Ryman). Hopkinson’s work has received an Honorable Mention for Cuba’s “Casa de las Americas” literary prize. She is a recipient of the Warner Aspect First Novel Award, the Ontario Arts Council Foundation Award for emerging writers, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, the Locus Award for Best New Writer, the World Fantasy Award, the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic (twice), the Aurora Award, the Gaylactic Spectrum Award, and the Norton Award.


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"Falling in Love with Hominids" by Nalo Hopkinson offers new work and recent career highlights that delight and disturb....

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NALO HOPKINSON IS THE AUTHOR of four highly regarded SF and fantasy novels — Brown Girl in the Ring (1998), Midnight ...

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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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