7 Black Women Science Fiction Writers Everyone Should Know

1010359-600x600Nisi Shawl

Shawl’s greatest work is Filter House. In 2008, she won the James Tiptree Jr. Award for that novel.

Nalo-Hopkinson__credit_David-C.-FindlayNalo Hopkinson

Hopkinson has published a number of novels, short stories and edited anthologies. Her novel Sister Mine won multiple awards, including the John W. Campbell Award, the World Fantasy Award and the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. She teaches at the University of California, Riverside.

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  1. This is a great list. Thank you. I have read Octavia Butler's books and a book titled DEVIL'S WAKE, co-authored by Tananarive Due. Now I have more authors to follow!

  2. Great List I will look into them all… Thanks for posting

  3. I love science fiction! Thanks for the list. Pamela Rachal – guess what I will be doing this weekend. 🙂

  4. Thanks for sharing.