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Six Summer Evenings of Science Fiction and Fantasy in 2020

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Event Date: 14 July 2020
Author / Presenters: Nalo Hopkinson

Time zone in Seattle, WA, USA (GMT-7)

Vibrant and edgy, rich and dazzling, deeply human and humane, Nalo Hopkinson was born in Jamaica. She lived in Jamaica, Guyana, the US and Trinidad before moving to Canada as a teenager. She has published six novels and numerous short stories. Her first novel, Brown Girl in the Ring, won the Warner Aspect First Novel contest. She has also received the Campbell and Locus Awards, the World Fantasy Award, and the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. She currently lives in California, USA, where she is a professor of Creative Writing and a member of a faculty research cluster in science fiction. In 2018, she was awarded Eagle-Con’s Octavia E. Butler Memorial Award, given in recognition of impactful contributions to the world of science fiction, fantasy and speculative fiction, with the spirit and conviction demonstrated by multi-award winning author Octavia E. Butler. She is the author of “The House of Whispers,” a new graphic novel in Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman” Universe. She is currently completing Blackheart Man, an alternate historical fantasy of the Caribbean.

Purchase one of Nalo’s books at the University Book Store:

Midnight Robber: https://www.ubookstore.com/Midnight-Robber

Brown Girl in the Ring: https://www.ubookstore.com/Brown-Girl-In-The-Ring

Report from Planet Midnight: https://www.ubookstore.com/Report-From-Planet-Midnight

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