AR Author Kameron Hurley



Kameron Hurley

Kameron Hurley is a multi-award-winning author, advertising copywriter, and online scribe. Hurley grew up in Washington State, and has lived in Fairbanks, Alaska; Durban, South Africa; and Chicago. 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. She is also a graduate of Clarion West.

Hurley is the author of The Stars Are LegionGod’s War, Infidel, and Rapture, a science-fantasy noir series which earned her the Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer and the Kitschy Award for Best Debut Novel. Kameron has won two Hugo Awards for her critical writing, and released a collection of her non-fiction work, The Geek Feminist Revolution. She has also been a finalist for the Nebula Award and the Locus Award. Her work has also 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 and Year’s Best SF. Her fiction has been translated into German, Romanian, Czech, Swedish, and Russian.

Blog Posts
What Will Sink Our Generation Ships: The Death of Wonder for BoingBoing (February 18)
8 Sci-Fi Writers on Where Star Trek Should Go Next for Popular Mechanics (November 17)
What Comes After the Ship Is Sunk? for Locus (October 17)
How to Build Fantastic Worlds for Writer’s Digest (March 17)
Hope: Future’s Call To Arms for The Mary Sue (February 17)
10 Things I Learned From Failure for Female First (February 17)
5 Books That Will Inspire You to Get Off Your A** and Build a Better Future for Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog (February 17)
If You Want to Level Up, Get Back to Basics for Locus (February 17)
Who Owns the Stars? Creating a Space Opera for (February 17)
My Favorite Bit for Mary Robinette Kowal (February 17)
The Big Idea for Whatever – Scalzi (February 17)
What Will Sink Our Generation Ships? The Death of Wonder for Boing Boing (February 17)
How To Keep Writing Through Times Of Great Political Upheaval for Terrible Minds (February 17)
What Comes After Dystopia for Dark Matter Zine (October 15)
5 Things Every Book Author Should Know About Marketing for Brian Quartermouse (October 15) 
On Our Darker Selves & Exploring a Multiplicity of Fictional Worlds for B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog (October 15)
Where Does the World Come From? for If These Books Could Talk (October 15)
Language and Fictional Cultures for Bibliotropic (October 15)
Eight Fantasy Novels Every Writer Should Read for Books Without Any Pictures (October 15)
Looking Back or Leaping Forward: The Evolving Fantasy Prose Style for Mighty Thor Jrs (October 15)

Interview with Paul Semel (December 17)
Interview with Mystery Playground (March 17)
Interview with My Life My Books My Escape (March 17)
Interview with The Illustrated Page (February 17)
Interview with SFF World (February 17)
Interview with ArsTechnica video (February 17)
Interview with Mad Writers Union podcast (February 17)
Interview with Breaking the Glass Slipper podcast (February 17)
Interview with Reddit AMA (February 17)
Interview with Shelf Inflicted (January 17)
Interview with (October 15)
Interview with SFF World (October 15)
Interview on Midnight in Karachi podcast (October 15)
Interview with Bull Spec (October 15)
Interview with Just Enough Trope (June 15)