N. K. Jesmin

N.K. Jemisin is an American Speculative writer and blogger that was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2010.


Jemisin was born September 1972 in Iowa City Iowa. She spent most of her childhood in Mobile, Alabama. She also spent a few years living in Massachusetts.

The writer attended Tulane University between the years of 1990 and 1994, eventually receiving her Degree in Psychology. N.K. Jemisin eventually earned her Master of Education from the University of Maryland College Park.

Books in order of publication:

Broken Earth Books

The Fifth Season(2015) 
The Obelisk Gate(2016) 
The Stone Sky(2017) 

Dreamblood Books

The Killing Moon(2012) 
The Shadowed Sun(2012) 
How Long ’til Black Future Month?(2018) 

Great Cities Books

The City We Became(2020) 

Inheritance Trilogy Books

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms(2010) 
The Broken Kingdoms(2010) 
The Kingdom of Gods(2011) 
The Awakened Kingdom(2014) 
Shades in Shadow(2015) 

Non-Fiction Books

Geek Wisdom (With: Genevieve Valentine)(2011)


Some of the Best from Tor.com, 2016 Edition(2017) 
Tor.com Publishing’s 2017 Hugo Finalist Bundle(2017) 
Escape Pod(2020)
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