The first new collection in over 12 years from the award-winning Nalo Hopkinson!
In celebration of the release of Nalo Hopkinson’s FALLING IN LOVE WITH HOMINIDS, we’re giving away a copy with the help of the fine people over at GOODREADS.
“The award-winning author of Midnight Robber and Brown Girl in the Ring returns with a collection of fantastical short fiction, assembling a decade’s worth of stories of magic and the supernatural intersecting with everyday life.”
Nalo Hopkinson (Brown Girl in the Ring, Skin Folk) has been widely hailed as a highly significant voice in Caribbean and American fiction. She has been dubbed “one of our most important writers,” (Junot Diaz), with “an imagination that most of us would kill for” (Los Angeles Times), and her work has been called “stunning,” (New York Times) “rich in voice, humor, and dazzling imagery” (Kirkus), and “simply triumphant” (Dorothy Allison).
“Every reader will surely find something to love, as this collection is often hilariously funny, deeply tragic, intensely engaging, and strongly steeped with fantastic elements.”
— Civilian Reader
FALLING IN LOVE WITH HOMINIDS presents more than a dozen years of Hopkinson’s new, uncollected fiction, much of which has been unavailable in print, including one original story. Her singular, vivid tales, which mix the modern with Afro-Caribbean folklore, are occupied by creatures unpredictable and strange: chickens that breathe fire, adults who eat children, and spirits that haunt shopping malls.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- The Smile on the Face
- The Easthound
- Message in a Bottle
- Left Foot, Right
- Old Habits
- Emily Breakfast
- Men Sell Not Such In Any Town
- A Young Candy Daughter
- A Raggy Dog, A Shaggy Dog
- Delicious Monster
- Soul Case
- Snow Day
- Flying Lessons (original to this collection)
- Ours is the Prettiest
For more information on FALLING IN LOVE WITH HOMINIDS, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover art by Chuma Hill
Design by Elizabeth Story