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N.K. Jemisin
N. K. Jemisin is an author living and writing in Brooklyn, NY. This is fortunate as she enjoys subways, tiny apartments, and long walks through city parks. Her short fiction has been published in a number of magazines and podcast markets, and has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula award. ... show more



N. K. Jemisin is an author living and writing in Brooklyn, NY. This is fortunate as she enjoys subways, tiny apartments, and long walks through city parks. Her short fiction has been published in a number of magazines and podcast markets, and has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula award. Her novels have also been nominated for (collectively) the Hugo, the Nebula, the Tiptree, the Crawford, the Gemmell, the... hell, I lose track. I actually won the Locus Award for Best First Novel and the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award. Yatta yatta yatta.Look, I like to write. In particular I like to write about ordinary people -- all kinds of ordinary people -- in extraordinary situations, preferably in non-Earth worlds which nevertheless reflect our own. I'm trying to write decolonized fiction, for our postcolonial world. And at the end of the day, I just want to tell a good story.If you really like what I have to say and want to hear more, feel free to check out my author blog at nkjemisin.com .Oh, and buy my books!

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Sam's Reading: A Work in Progress
Sam's Reading: A Work in Progress rated it 3 days ago
And I will tell you everything of how, later, as the quiet of death descended, I whispered: Right now.Right now. And the earth whispered back: BurnSo look. I buddy read this with Joanna, and I'm glad. I sucked at it, we mostly touched base about where we were at...because if you read the...
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glomasve rated it 2 months ago
Such a good book! I was so impressed and couldn't get through it quickly enough (even though I was visiting family the whole time). I don't even know where to begin without spoiling things, but this book really made me think and it made me feel in ways no book had for a long time. Just an absolute r...
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glomasve rated it 3 months ago
This book might have started out slowly, but once it got going, I couldn't put it down. Both the ideas in the book and the way they were presented were amazing and the effects of being seen as "less than" are shown so well. Overall, I loved the book and definitely recommend it to anyone who isn't sp...
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Thoughts of a nerdy feminist rated it 4 months ago
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Tannat rated it 5 months ago
Series: The Broken Earth Trilogy #3 The last book in this trilogy was disappointing, but I'm not exactly sure why. I just wasn't engaged this time around, and the story seemed slower. A lot of the story solicited the reactions "Meh" or "Really?" and for some reason the second person stuff bothered...
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