Nalo Hopkinson

(b. 1961)

Nalo Hopkinson is a Jamaican SF/fantasy author and editor who lives in Canada.

She has edited two anthologies: Whispers From the Cotton Tree Root, and Mojo: Conjure Stories. She was the co-editor with Uppinder Mehan of the anthology So Long Been Dreaming and with Geoff Ryman of Tesseracts 9.

She was nominated for the 2001 Best Novel Hugo and won the 1999 Campbell Award for Best New Writer.

Hopkinson is the recipient of the Ontario Arts Council Foundation Award for Emerging Writers. Her novel, Brown Girl in the Ring (1998), received the Locus Award for Best New Writer. A collection of her short fiction, Skin Folk (2001), received the World Fantasy Award and the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic in 2003.


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