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(December 20, 1960 –)
Nalo Hopkinson is a Jamaican-born 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.
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.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1999 -- Diversicon 7 (Special Guest), Campbell Award, Locus Award for Best New Writer
- 2001 -- Best Novel Hugo nominee
- 2002 -- Philcon 2002, WisCon 26
- 2003 -- VCON 28, World Fantasy Award, Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic
- 2005 -- Ad Astra XXIV
- 2006 -- Gaylaxicon 2006
- 2009 -- Jack Williamson Lectureship
- 2010 -- Readercon 21, ICFA 31
- 2011 -- Finncon 2011
- 2012 -- FOGcon 2
- 2013 -- Conflux 9
- 2014 -- Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
- 2016 -- WisCon 40
- 2021 -- Damon Knight Grand Master
- 2022 -- Boskone 60
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