Kameron Hurley is an award-winning writer specializing in the future of war and resistance movements.
Hurley is the author of The Light Brigade (March 2019), The Stars are Legion and the Worldbreaker Saga (The Mirror Empire, Empire Ascendant, and The Broken Heavens). Her first series, The God’s War Trilogy (God’s War, Infidel, and Rapture) earned her the Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer and the Kitschy Award for Best Debut Novel. Additional accolades include two Hugo Awards, a British Science Fiction Award, and a Locus Award. Hurley’s work has also been a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Gemmell Morningstar Award, and been included on the Tiptree Award Honor List.
Hurley is the author of the award-winning essay collection The Geek Feminist Revolution, which has had excerpts featured in The Huffington Post, Bitch Magazine, and Tor.com. Her nonfiction has appeared in many venues, such as The Atlantic, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, Writers Digest, and Entertainment Weekly. She also writes a regular column about writing and publishing for Locus Magazine. Her numerous short fiction credits include Popular Science Magazine, Lightspeed, and Amazing Stories as well as many anthologies. Her work can be enjoyed in nearly a dozen languages.
A graduate of Clarion West, Hurley has also been a Stollee guest lecturer at Buena Vista University, a LITA President’s Program speaker, and taught copywriting at the School of Advertising Art. Hurley has a Bachelor’s Degree in historical studies from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and a Master’s in History from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, specializing in the history of South African resistance movements.