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Imagining Future Histories: Black Speculative Fiction

This guide is to complement the book display for Black History Month. Featured are Black & African American writers in the Science Fiction community and major important works in this area.

About N.K. Jemisin

head and shoulders portrait of N. K. Jemisin"N(ora). K. Jemisin is an author of speculative fiction short stories and novels who lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY. In 2018, she became the first author to win three Hugos in a row for her Broken Earth novels. She has also won a Nebula Award, two Locus Awards, and a number of other honors.

In addition to writing, she has been a counseling psychologist and educator (specializing in career counseling and student development), a hiker and biker, and a political/feminist/anti-racist blogger."

Her other works include The Inheritance Trilogy, that includes her debut novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms." - nkjemisin.com

 

Photo credit: Laura Hanifin

Interview

"Authors in Orbit: N.K. Jemisin introduces her Broken Earth trilogy". Uploaded by Orbit Books via YouTube.com 

Featured works on display