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Kameron Hurley

Award-winning science fiction author

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Kameron Hurley is an award-winning science fiction author, most famous for the God´s War trilogy, God’s War, Infidel, and Rapture, a science-fantasy noir series where advanced bioscience plays an important role.

Hurley grew up in Washington State, and has lived in Fairbanks, Alaska; Durban, South Africa, and many places in-between. She has degrees in historical studies from the University of Alaska and the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, specializing in the history of South African resistance movements. Her essay on the history of women in conflict “We Have Always Fought” was the first blog post to be nominated for and win a Hugo Award. It was also nominated for Best Non-Fiction work by the British Fantasy Society.

The God´s War trilogy earned her the Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer and the Kitschy Award for Best Debut Novel. She is also the winner of two Hugo Awards, and has been a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Nebula Award, Locus Award and the BSFA Award for Best Novel. Additionally, her work has been included on the Tiptree Award Honor List. Hurley’s short fiction has appeared in magazines such as Lightspeed, EscapePod, and Strange Horizons, and anthologies such as The Lowest Heaven, The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women and Year’s Best SF. Her work has been translated into Romanian, Chinese, Hebrew, Portuguese, Swedish, Spanish and Russian. She is also a graduate of Clarion West.

In addition to her writing, Hurley has been a Stollee guest lecturer at Buena Vista University and taught copywriting at the School of Advertising Art. Her latest novel, The Mirror Empire, is the first in a subversive new epic fantasy series, and is out now from Angry Robot Books.

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