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Nalo Hopkinson
I'm a novelist, editor, short story writer. I also teach, and I freelance sometimes as an arts consultant. Most of my books have been published by Warner Books, now known as Grand Central Books. If you like knowing about awards and such, my work has received the Warner Aspect First Novel award,... show more

I'm a novelist, editor, short story writer. I also teach, and I freelance sometimes as an arts consultant. Most of my books have been published by Warner Books, now known as Grand Central Books. If you like knowing about awards and such, my work has received the Warner Aspect First Novel award, the Sunburst Award for Canadian literature of the fantastic, the World Fantasy Award, the Gaylactic Spectrum Award, and Honourable Mention in Cuba's Casa de las Americas Prize for literature.
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Birth date: December 20, 1960
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Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 2 years ago
[I received a copy of this book through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]To be honest, I had no idea who Nalo Hopkinson was until I requested this book. But I was definitely interested to read stories by an author who seemed to have an approach stemming from a different culture than mine...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 2 years ago
It's Carnival on the planet of Toussaint, and young Tan-Tan dons her favorite guise, that of the Robber Queen. But bigger games are afoot, and Tan-Tan is inadvertently caught up with her father's trespass and taken into exile as he escapes to New Half-Way Tree. From a world where manual labor is a...
It's a Hardback Life
It's a Hardback Life rated it 2 years ago
Nalo Hopkinson’s stories are hybrids, blending science fiction and fantasy, Western and Afro-Caribbean influences, pain and joy, the real and the unreal. She has a particular talent for blending the magical and the mundane in surprising ways. As a writer of short stories that are specifically fant...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it 2 years ago
93. THE SALT ROADS, BY NALO HOPKINSONRecommended by Carlos. Not what I was expecting, and a somewhat unusual book.Synopsis: Ezili, something like a small goddess, who can travel through space and time, experiences life within the spirits of three women: Mer, a plantation slave in Haiti, Jeanne Duval...
Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it 2 years ago
Ok, standard disclaimer that I seem to have to write every time I review a collection of short stories – I don’t particularly like them. I am not a fan of short stories, I’m not fan of stand alone stories that aren’t part of a larger series and I’m not a fan of collections of stories that aren’t rel...
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