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National Book Festival

Nalo Hopkinson’s writing is heavily influenced by her life growing up in Jamaica and includes Caribbean history and language as well as the area’s traditions of oral and written storytelling. She now lives in Canada, where she has received the Sunburst Award for Canadian literature of the fantastic. Her novels include “Skin Folk” and “The Salt Roads,” in addition to her newest, “The Chaos” (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry Books).

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Nalo Hopkinson