Top of my writer bucket list: I’m teaching Clarion

New Short Story: “Shattered Sidewalks of the Human Heart”

BLACKFISH CITY wins the John W. Campbell Memorial Award


Event at the Museum of the City of New York – Dwelling in the Future

The Role of Fiction in Addressing Climate Change

New Short Story: “Death and Other Gentrifying Neighborhoods”

Deleted BLACKFISH CITY Chapter, narrated by the killer whale!

BLACKFISH CITY is a Nebula Nominee for Best Novel!!

“Trouble Is Our Business” – Talking A PEOPLE’S FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES at the New York Public Library

Interviewed for “Why Science Fiction Authors Need to be Writing about Climate Change” at

“Calved” Published in French Translation

Publishers Weekly “Best of the Year” and Kirkus Starred Review for BLACKFISH CITY

Cover Reveal & First Two Chapters of DESTROY ALL MONSTERS

My First New York Comic Con Panel.

New Story: Conspicuous Plumage

New Story: “Red Lizard Brigade,” in Uncanny Magazine #23

THE ART OF STARVING wins the Andre Norton Award

Calling London: I’ll be Talking BLACKFISH CITY at MCM Comic Con in London

Interviewed by Scott Simon for NPR’s Weekend Edition

THE ART OF STARVING is a nominee for the World Science Fiction Society Award for Best Young Adult Book!!

My Schedule at the New York City Teen Author Festival

BLACKFISH CITY book launch 4/24, featuring N.K. Jemisin

THE ART OF STARVING is nominated for the Andre Norton Award!!

Early Excitement for BLACKFISH CITY

Life in Fiction 2017: Highlights as a Reader & a Writer


Starred Review in Publisher’s Weekly for BLACKFISH CITY

California Events for ART OF STARVING

“57 Reasons…” in Russian Translation

UK Cover for Blackfish City

Toronto Star Interview: “Young Adult Writers Are Changing the Face of Blockbusters”

Photos & Video from the NYC Launch Party for THE ART OF STARVING

My Schedule at OutWrite in D.C. this Weekend.

All the Incredible Blurbs & Reviews & Best-ofs for THE ART OF STARVING

Launch Events for THE ART OF STARVING

“Calved” in Chinese Translation

New Story: “The Ways Out”

“Things With Beards” is a Theodore Sturgeon Award Finalist

Starred Reviews in Booklist & Publishers Weekly

TWO Shirley Jackson Award Nominations!

Reading at KGB Fantastic Fiction

Starred Kirkus Review for ART OF STARVING

First Time in Polish Translation!

Protest Tips and Tricks for SF/F Creators & Consumers

2016 Nebula Ballot Includes “Things With Beards”

Three Spots on the Locus Recommended Reading List

“Things With Beards” will appear in FOUR best-of-the-year anthologies!

First Review for ART OF STARVING

Jacqueline Woodson blurb for ART OF STARVING!!