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Kameron Hurley

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Full Name: Kameron Hurley
Born: January 12, 1980
Battle Ground, Clark County, Washington, USA
Occupation: Advertising, Author
Nationality: American


Kameron Hurley is an award-winning author who grew up in Washington State, and has lived in Fairbanks, Alaska; Durban, South Africa; and Chicago. She has adegree in historical studies from the University of Alaska and a Master's in Historyfrom the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, specializing in the history of South African resistance movements. Her essay on the history of women in conflict "WeHave Always Fought" was the first essay to win a Hugo Award.


Hurley is the author of the award winning nonfiction collection The Geek Feminist Revolution, which contains her essay on the history of women in conflict "We Have Always Fought". Her nonfiction has appeared in numerous online venues, including The Atlantic, Bitch Magazine, Huffington Post, The Village Voice, LA Weekly,and Entertainment Weekly, and she writes a regular column for Locus Magazine.

Her first space opera, The Stars are Legion, was published by Simon and Schuster'sSaga imprint in February 2017. Her epic fantasy series, the Worldbreaker Saga, includes The Mirror Empire (2014), Empire Ascendant (2015), and The Broken Heavens (forthcoming). Her first series, The God's War Trilogy, comprising the books God's War, Infidel, and Rapture, is a science-fantasy noir series which earned her the Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer and the Kitschy Award for Best Debut Novel.

Hurley's short fiction has appeared in Popular Science Magazine, Lightspeed, and ViceMagazine's Terraform, as well as anthologies such as The Lowest Heaven, Year's Best SF and Meeting Infinity. Her work has been translated into a number of languages.


Hurley has won the Hugo Award twice, the Locus Award, and the BSFA and been a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Nebula Award, and the BSFA Award for Best Novel. Additionally, her work has been included on the Tiptree Award Honor List and been nominated for the Gemmell Morningstar Award.

Engaging Media Resource

Hurley's passion and enthusiasm are front and center during media interviews. Herdry wit and humor make her an entertaining and engaging resource for print, broadcast, and online interviews. Her insights are both honest and thought- provoking. She has been tapped for her expertise on several local, national, and international radio programs, including NPR, and has been quoted or featured inThe Wallstreet Journal, The Columbian, and The Dayton Daily News. She has also been a special guest speaker at universities, conferences, and libraries, and appeared on Crosstalks, the University of Stockholm's international academic talk show.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 Bel Dame Apocrypha

 0. (2018)
 1. (2011)
 2. (2011)
 3. (2012)

 Worldbreaker Saga

 1. (2014)
 2. (2015)
 3. (2020)