Nalo Hopkinson (Jamaica/Canada/USA) is a reader, writer and compiler of science fiction and fantasy literature.

She received a number of awards for her debut, the dystopian novel Brown Girl in the Ring. Hopkinson has also collected and published stories by her colleagues. So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction and Fantasy (with Uppinder Mehan) highlights the fact that plenty of good science fiction stories have been written by black and non-Caucasian authors.