TITLE: Nalo Hopkinson: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Nalo Hopkinson
EVENT DATE: 09/23/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 45 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Nalo Hopkinson appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: 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."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012