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Sat, 13 Apr



Speculative Fiction

Register to receive tips on writing speculative fiction from industry expert, Nalo Hopkinson.

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Speculative Fiction
Speculative Fiction

Time & Location

13 Apr 2024, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


About the event

Nalo Hopkinson was born in Jamaica in 1960. She moved to Canada in 1977. She was the 1997 recipient of the Warner Aspect First Novel Contest for Brown Girl in the Ring. She has published six novels, numerous short stories, and has written comics in DC's "Sandman" universe. She has received the Ontario Arts Council Foundation Award, the John W. Campbell and Locus Awards, the World Fantasy Award, Canada's Aurora Award, the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, and the Octavia E. Butler Memorial Award. In 2020, Science Fiction Writers of America made her its 37th Damon Knight Memorial "Grand Master," a lifetime achievement award in recognition of her writing, teaching, and mentorship. She currently lives in Vancouver, Canada, where she is a professor in the School of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. Her latest novel, Blackheart Man, will be published by Simon & Schuster on August 20, 2024 and her short story collection, Jamaica Ginger and Other Concoctions, will be published by Tachyon Publications in November 2024.

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