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Welcome N(ora). K. Jemisin as our SFF notable guest! (also psst. registration is open!) [Mar. 3rd, 2011|05:10 pm]


Think Galacticon welcomes current Nebula-nominee for best novel N(ora). K. Jemisin as our SFF Notable Guest!
Me, book photo

"N(ora). K. Jemisin is an author of speculative fiction short stories and novels who lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to writing, she is a counseling psychologist (specializing in career counseling), a sometime hiker and biker, and a political/feminist/anti-racist blogger.

Her short fiction has been published in pro markets such as Clarkesworld, Postscripts, Strange Horizons, and Baen’s Universe; podcast markets and print anthologies. Several of her short stories have received Honorable Mentions in various Year’s Bests; one of her stories has been nominated for a Hugo and a Nebula.

Her first two novels, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and The Broken Kingdoms, are out now from Orbit Books. Book 3 of the Inheritance Trilogy, The Kingdom of Gods, is due out in late 2011. Her novels are represented by Lucienne Diver of the Knight Agency.

She is the recipient of a Gulliver Travel Grant from the Speculative Literature Foundation (and a judge for the 2010 grant jury), and a graduate of the Viable Paradise writing workshop. She is currently a member of the Altered Fluid writing group. You can reach her at njem at earthlink dot net, or simply comment on any post in this blog."

- from N(ora). K. Jemisin's website

Register now! Just $40 until 3/31 for a regular membership ($35 if you are a student!)! Save $15 dollars off final membership price!

[User Picture]From: shsilver
2011-03-03 10:56 pm (UTC)
You might mention that her novel The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is currently nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel.
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[User Picture]From: heathergalaxy
2011-03-03 11:07 pm (UTC)
Thanks! This is what happens when you write a post and have to sit on it for a couple of weeks! I knew I was forgetting something. :) Edited.
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[User Picture]From: maevele
2011-03-04 07:22 pm (UTC)
Damn. I was already trying to figure out of i could make it to your con this year, and now I am extra motivated.
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