Nalo Hopkinson


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December 20, 1960

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Nalo Hopkinson is a Jamaican-born writer and editor who lives in Canada. Her science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories often draw on Caribbean history and language, and its traditions of oral and written storytelling.


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Average rating: 3.87 · 29,805 ratings · 4,050 reviews · 82 distinct worksSimilar authors
Brown Girl in the Ring

3.85 avg rating — 3,372 ratings — published 1998 — 20 editions
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Midnight Robber

3.90 avg rating — 1,992 ratings — published 2000 — 22 editions
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The Salt Roads

3.82 avg rating — 1,362 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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Sister Mine

3.71 avg rating — 1,038 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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The New Moon's Arms

3.89 avg rating — 690 ratings — published 2007 — 16 editions
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Falling in Love with Hominids

3.98 avg rating — 655 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Skin Folk

4.05 avg rating — 659 ratings — published 2001 — 17 editions
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3.98 avg rating — 588 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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The Chaos

3.09 avg rating — 529 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Report from Planet Midnight

4.06 avg rating — 317 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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March 2013, Nalo Hopkinson
"Her Favorite Folklore-Inspired Fiction: Find age-old tales made new in these picks from the fantasy author of Sister Mine, who writes about troublesome mythological gods." ...More

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“Beauty and ingenuity beat perfection hands down, every time.”
Nalo Hopkinson, Sister Mine

“The heaviness of loss in her heart hadn't eased, but there was room there for humour, too.”
Nalo Hopkinson, Brown Girl in the Ring

“My friend Ian Hagemann, a regular at Wiscon, once said on a panel that when he reads science fiction futures that are full of white people and no one else, he wonders when the race war happened that wiped out the majority of the human race, and why the writer hasn’t mentioned such an important plot point.”
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Goodreads Sci-Fi/...: Urban realism / magic realism 24 145 Jul 31, 2009 05:15PM  
Beyond Reality: FemSF 16 189 Aug 17, 2009 02:37PM  
SciFi and Fantasy...: This topic has been closed to new comments. January Sci-Fi Book Noms 36 121 Dec 14, 2009 06:33PM  
The Seasonal Read...: 10.8 (OH CANADA!) 36 221 Dec 21, 2009 02:06PM  
Literary Fiction ...: Discussion: My Soul to Keep 114 51 May 11, 2010 12:36AM  
Literary Fiction ...: urban fantasy 18 44 Jun 29, 2010 06:08PM  
SciFi and Fantasy...: Series that aren't full of misogyny and racism? 190 408 Apr 05, 2011 12:38PM  


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