Nalo Hopkinson

(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.

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.

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