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Nalo Hopkinson papers
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Description
This collections contains manuscripts and galley proofs for the literary works of Nalo Hopkinson, a Jamaican and Canadian science fiction and fantasy writer and editor. Hopkinson is also a professor in the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside. Manuscripts in the collection include Midnight Robber, Skin Folk, Mojo: Conjure Stories, Griffonne, Brown Girl in the Ring, Sister Mine, and The Chaos.
Background
Nalo Hopkinson is an award-winning Jamaican and Canadian science fiction & fantasy writer and a pioneering figure of the Afrofuturism and Alternative Futurism movements. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1960, and spent her early years in Guyana and Trinidad before landing in Toronto at the age of sixteen. She studied with science fiction writer James Morrow while pursuing a Masters of Arts degree at Seton Hill University. In 2011 she became a professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside. Nalo Hopkinson has won a number of awards during her career including the Locus Award, John W. Campbell Award, and Andre Norton Award. Her works have also been nominated for the Philip K. Dick, Hugo, Nebula, Tiptree and other awards.
Extent
3.95 linear feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
This collection is open for research.