“Hurley is one of the most important voices in the field.” — James SA Corey, author of The Expanse series
“Kameron Hurley’s writing is the most exciting thing I’ve seen on the genre page.” – Richard K. Morgan, author of Altered Carbon
“Kameron Hurley’s a brave, unflinching, truly original writer with a unique vision—her fiction burns right through your brain and your heart.” – Jeff VanderMeer, author of Annihilation
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.
Hurley currently lives in Ohio, where she’s cultivating an urban homestead.
Kameron Hurley is the author of The Light Brigade (March 2019), The Stars are Legion and the essay collection The Geek Feminist Revolution, as well as the award-winning God’s War Trilogy and The Worldbreaker Saga. Hurley has won the Hugo Award, Locus Award, Kitschy Award, and Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer. She was also a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Nebula Award, and the Gemmell Morningstar Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Popular Science Magazine, Lightspeed and numerous anthologies. Hurley has also written for The Atlantic, Writers Digest, Entertainment Weekly, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, Bitch Magazine, and Locus Magazine. She posts regularly at KameronHurley.com.