N. K. Jemisin

N.K. Jemisin was named by TIME as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2021. She is the author of The Broken Earth trilogy, as well as numerous fantasy, horror and science-fiction short stories and novellas. She has won the Hugo, Locus and Nebula awards, and has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award five times. She has also been shortlisted for the Crawford, the Gemmell Morningstar, and the Tiptree, as well as the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award (three times).