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Nalo Hopkinson papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Nalo Hopkinson papers
    Date (inclusive): 1978, 1999-2018, undated
    Date (bulk): 2011-2016
    Collection Number: MS 386
    Creator: Hopkinson, Nalo
    Extent: 3.42 linear feet (4 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: 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.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Nalo Hopkinson papers (MS 386). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gifts of Nalo Hopkinson, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019.

    Processing History

    Processed by Andrew Lippert, Special Collections Processing Archivist, 2018.

    Biographical Note

    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.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collections contains manuscripts for the literary works of science fiction and fantasy author Nalo Hopkinson. 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. The collection also includes notes, correspondence, posters,and other items related to Hopkinson's literary career.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by the original order in which it was donated to Special Collections.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Science fiction
    Science fiction -- Authorship

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Galley proofs
    Manuscripts
    Realia