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.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
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.
- 1999 -- Diversicon 7 (Special Guest), Campbell Award
- 2001 -- Best Novel Hugo nominee
- 2002 -- Philcon 2002, WisCon 26
- 2003 -- VCON 28
- 2005 -- Ad Astra XXIV
- 2009 -- Jack Williamson Lectureship
- 2010 -- Readercon 21, ICFA 31
- 2011 -- Finncon 2011
- 2012 -- FOGcon 2
- 2013 -- Conflux 9
- 2014 -- Andre Norton Award
- 2016 -- WisCon 40
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