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Creator / Nalo Hopkinson

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Nalo Hopkinson (born 20 December 1960) is a Jamaican-Canadian science fiction and fantasy writer, who currently lives and teaches in Riverside, California. Hopkinsonā€™s novels, such as Midnight Robber, The Salt Roads, The New Moon's Arms and Brown Girl in the Ring often draw on Caribbean history and language.

Hopkinson 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, the Norton Award, and the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement.

Works by Nalo Hopkinson with their own work page include:

Selected other works:

  • Skin Folk (2001, short stories)
  • The Salt Roads (2003)
  • The Chaos (2012, YA)
  • Sister Mine (2013)
  • Falling in Love with Hominids (2015, short stories)

Tropes in her other works:

  • Divine Parentage: In Sister Mine, Makeda and her twin sister Abby are both children of a god by a mortal woman, but Makeda, unlike her sister, didn't end up with any divine powers at all.