GORDON COLLIER ] Nalo Hopkinson, Canadian-Caribbean Fabulist Fiction, and Linguistic/Cultural Syncretism ALO H OP KINS ON is the daughter of the Guyanese poet, play- wright and actor Abdur–Rahman Slade Hopkinson (1934–1993), N whose lasting influence on her ideas of craft and the Caribbean is everywhere discernible in her work. She has harvested numerous awards and prestigious nominations in the field of science fiction and the category of most promising young writer, and is becoming something of a cult figure in North America. Hopkinson has produced an impressive body of work, including Brown Girl in the Ring and Midnight Robber – the two novels I wish to discuss here – a collection of short stories, published at the end of 2001 under the title Skin Folk, and two edited anthologies – one of Caribbean She has received the World Fantasy Award, the John W. Campbell Award, the Locus First Novel Award, the Warner Aspect First Novel Contest, the Philip K. Dick Award for science fiction in paperback original and the Ontario Arts Council Foun- dation Award, and has been a juror for the James Tiptree Memorial Award for specu- lative fiction exploring gender and for the William Crawford Award
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Published: Dec 7, 2003
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