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Nisi Shawl

Nisi Shawl is an author of works of science fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction who teaches about how fantastic fiction might reflect real-world diversity of gender, sexual orientation, race, colonialism, physical ability, age, and other sociocultural factors.
Nisi’s Filter House was one of two winners of the 2008 James Tiptree, Jr. Award. It was also chosen one of the Best Books of 2008 by Publishers Weekly magazine. Her Everfair: A Novel was a finalist for the 2016 Nebula Award. Read about her honors.
Her books include Our Fruiting Bodies, Everfair: A Novel, Filter House, and The WisCon Chronicles, Vol. 5: Writing and Racial Identity. Read her stories The Pragmatical Princess, Momi Watu, Deep End, Cruel Sistah, Pataki, Black Betty, Red Matty, Vulcanization, Queen of Dirt, and More than Nothing.
Watch Fantastical Fictions Presents: Nisi Shawl Book Launch at Malvern Books 9/9/16. Read Sci-Fi Writer Nisi Shawl Talks Steampunk. Read her Wikipedia profile. View her Facebook page. Follow her Twitter feed.