SENTIENT ROCK PEOPLE, SOCIAL REALISM, AND YOU
N(ora). K. Jemisin is an author of speculative fiction, short stories, and novels who lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been nominated multiple times for the Hugo, the Nebula, and the World Fantasy Award; shortlisted for the Crawford, the Gemmell Morningstar, and the Tiptree; and she has won a Locus Award for Best First Novel as well as several Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Awards. In 2016, she became the first black person to win the Best Novel Hugo for The Fifth Season. In 2017, she again won Best Novel, this time for The Obelisk Gate.
Her short fiction has been published in Clarkesworld, Tor.com, WIRED, and Popular Science, and several print anthologies. Her first eight novels (The Inheritance Trilogy, the Dreamblood Duology, and the Broken Earth trilogy), a novella, and a short story collection (Shades in Shadow: The Inheritance Triptych) are newly available from Orbit Books.
N.K. Jemisin reviews books for The New York Times and is a feminist/anti-racist blogger. She has been a counseling psychologist and educator specializing in career counseling and student development.
This event is co-sponsored with Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College.