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Hopkinson, Nalo

Overview
Works: 51 works in 181 publications in 5 languages and 7,979 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Short stories  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Paranormal fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR9199.3.H5927, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nalo Hopkinson
Brown girl in the ring by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novel of urban decay whose heroine turns to Afro-Caribbean magic to help a boyfriend escape gangs. The gangs are enforcing a contract to produce a human heart for transplant, even if the boyfriend has to kill for it. The setting is a futuristic Toronto
The salt roads by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought into being by the lamentations of three Caribbean slave women, a powerful deity begins a search to discover herself and inhabits the minds of three women throughout history
Midnight robber by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Carnival time and the Caribbean-colonized planet of Toussaint is celebrating. To young Tan-Tan, the Robber Queen is simply a favorite costume to wear at the festival--until her power-corrupted father commits an unforgivable crime
The new moon's arms by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mainstream magical realism novel set in the Caribbean on the fictional island of Dolorosse. It tells the story of a 50-something grandmother whose mother disappeared when she was a teenager and whose father has just passed away as she begins menopause. With this physical change of life comes a return of a special power for finding lost things, something she hasn't been able to do since childhood"--Provided by publisher
Brown girl in the ring by Nalo Hopkinson( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novel of urban decay whose heroine turns to Afro-Caribbean magic to help a boyfriend escape gangs. The gangs are enforcing a contract to produce a human heart for transplant, even if the boyfriend has to kill for it. The setting is a futuristic Toronto
The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toronto sixteen-year-old Scotch may have to acknowledge her own limitations and come to terms with her mixed Jamaican, white, and black heritage if she is to stop the Chaos that has claimed her brother and made much of the world crazy
Sister mine by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possessing no magic but a beautiful singing voice, Makeda leaves her formerly co-joined twin sister, Abby, to set out on her own for a life of independence, but must reconcile with her sibling after her father goes missing
Skin folk by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short fiction "ranges from Trinidad to Toronto, from fantastic folklore to frightening futures, from houses of deadly haunts to realms of dark sexuality."--Back cover
Whispers from the cotton tree root : Caribbean fabulist fiction( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mojo : conjure stories( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So long been dreaming : postcolonial science fiction & fantasy by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy" is an anthology of original new stories by leading African, Asian, South Asian and Aboriginal authors, as well as North American and British writers of color. Stories of imagined futures abound in Western writing. Writer and editor Nalo Hopkinson notes that the science fiction/fantasy genre "speaks so much about the experience of being alienated but contains so little writing by alienated people themselves." It's an oversight that Hopkinson and Mehan aim to correct with this anthology. The book depicts imagined futures from the perspectives of writers associated with what might loosely be termed the "third world." It includes stories that are bold, imaginative, edgy; stories that are centered in the worlds of the "developing" nations; stories that dare to dream what we might develop into. The wealth of postcolonial literature has included many who have written insightfully about their pasts and presents. With "So Long Been Dreaming" they creatively address their futures
Warrior women( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From fantastic legends and science fictional futures come compelling tales of powerful women-or those who discover strength they did not know they possessed--who fight because they must, for what they believe in, for those they love, to simply survive, or who glory in battle itself. Fierce or fearful, they are courageous and honorable--occasionally unscrupulous and tainted--but all warriors worthy of the name. Join bestselling authors Elizabeth Bear, Nancy Kress, George R. R. Martin, Elizabeth Moon and many others as they celebrate the strong female protagonist in what Publishers Weekly calls an 'epic anthology.'" --
Falling in love with hominids by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this long-awaited collection, Hopkinson continues to expand the boundaries of culture and imagination. Whether she is retelling The Tempest as a new Caribbean myth, filling a shopping mall with unfulfilled ghosts, or herding chickens that occasionally breathe fire, Hopkinson continues to create bold fiction that transcends boundaries and borders."--Back cover
The new moon's arms by Nalo Hopkinson( )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's in a name? A lot, according to Caribbean-born Chastity, who has adopted the more fitting moniker Calamity. Now in her fifties, true to her name, Calamity is confronting two big life transitions: her beloved father has just died, and she is starting menopause, a physical shift that has rekindled her special gift for finding lost things. Suddenly she is getting hot flashes that seem to forge objects out of thin air. Only this time, the lost item that has washed up on the shore is not her old toy truck or her hairbrush, but a four-year-old boy. As Calamity takes the child into her care, she discovers that all is not as it seems: the boy's family is most unusual. Then Calamity must reawaken to the mysteries surrounding her own childhood and the early disappearance of her mother
Eclipse four : new science fiction and fantasy by Jonathan Strahan( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by such authors as Emma Bull, Jeffrey Ford, Michael Stanwick, and Jo Walton
Report from Planet Midnight : plus, "Message in a bottle" ; and, "Shift" ; and, "Correcting the balance" outspoken interview by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infused with feminist, Afro-Caribbean views of the science fiction and fantasy genres, this collection of offbeat and highly original works takes aim at race and racism in literature. In “Report from Planet Midnight, at the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, an alien addresses the crowd, evaluating Earth's strange customs, including the marginalization of works by nonwhite and female writers. “Message in a Bottle shows Greg, an American Indian artist, befriending a strange four-year-old who seems wise beyond her years. While preparing an exhibition, he discovers that the young girl is a traveler from the future sent to recover art from the distant past—which apparently includes his own work. Concluding the book with series editor Terry Bisson's Outspoken Interview, Nalo Hopkinson shares laughs, loves, and top-secret Caribbean spells
The best science fiction and fantasy of the year by Jonathan Strahan( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the lastest science fiction and fantasy short stories from such authors as Neil Gaiman, Nalo Hopkinson, K.J. Parker, Peter S. Bagle, and Jeffrey Ford
Tesseracts nine : new Canadian speculative fiction( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring twenty-three stories and poems by Canadian authors
Sister mine by Nalo Hopkinson( )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We'd had to be cut free of our mother's womb. Abby and I were fused, you see. But here's the real kicker; Abby had the magic, I didn't." Now adults, Makeda and Abby still share their childhood home. The surgery to separate the two girls left Makeda with what feels like an even worse deformity: no mojo. The daughters of a celestial demigod and a human woman, Makeda and Abby were raised by their magical father. Today, Makeda has decided it's high time to move out and make her own life. In Cheerful Rest, Makeda finds exactly what she's been looking for: an opportunity to live apart from Abby. But when her father goes missing, Makeda will have to discover her own talent if she's to have a hope of saving him
Report from planet midnight, plus-- by Nalo Hopkinson( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infused with feminist, Afro-Caribbean views of the science fiction and fantasy genres, this collection of offbeat and highly original works takes aim at race and racism in literature. In "Report from Planet Midnight," at the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, an alien addresses the crowd, evaluating Earth's "strange" customs, including the marginalization of works by nonwhite and female writers. "Message in a Bottle" shows Greg, an American Indian artist, befriending a strange four-year-old who seems wise beyond her years. While preparing an exhibition, he discovers that the young girl is a traveler from the future sent to recover art from the distant past--which apparently includes his own work. Concluding the book with series editor Terry Bisson's Outspoken Interview, Nalo Hopkinson shares laughs, loves, and top-secret Caribbean spells
 
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Brown girl in the ring
Alternative Names
Hopkinson, Nalo

Nalo Hopkinson autrice di fantascienza giamaicana

Nalo Hopkinson Canadees auteur

Nalo Hopkinson kanadische Autorin

Нало Гопкінсон

ניילו הופקינסון

날로 홉킨슨 캐나다의 소설가

ナロ・ホプキンスン

Languages
English (139)

Chinese (8)

Spanish (3)

Polish (3)

French (1)

Covers
The salt roadsMidnight robberThe new moon's armsBrown girl in the ringThe ChaosSkin folkWhispers from the cotton tree root : Caribbean fabulist fictionMojo : conjure stories