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Nina Kiriki Hoffman

USA (1955 - )

Nina Kiriki Hoffman is an American fantasy, science fiction and horror writer. She started publishing short stories in 1975, her first nationally published short story appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine in 1985 and has since published over 200 in various anthologies and magazines. She lives in Eugene, Oregon with her cats. She is a member of the Wordos writers' group.

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy, Horror
Courting Disasters and Other Strange Affinities (1991)
Time Travelers, Ghosts, and Other Visitors (2003)
The Vampire Megapack (2012) (with John David Anderson, Jason Andrew, Zach Bartlett, E F Benson, John Gregory Betancourt, Luigi Capuana, Ray Cluley, Michael R Collings, Peter Darbyshire, Théophile Gautier, Franz Hartmann, Henry Kuttner, Michael McCarty and Terrie Leigh Relf, Darrell Schweitzer, Bram Stoker, Lawrence Watt-Evans and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro)
Permeable Borders (2012)
The Wildside Book of Fantasy (2012) (with Lin Carter, Paul Di Filippo, Robert E Howard, Clive Jackson, Tanith Lee, Fritz Leiber, E Hoffmann Price, Thomas Burnett Swann, Lawrence Watt-Evans and Gene Wolfe)
The Werewolf Megapack (2013) (with John Gregory Betancourt, Guy de Maupassant, Alexandre Dumas, Rudyard Kipling, Jay Lake, Saki and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro)
Faint Heart, Foul Lady (2014)
Antiquities (2015)
Wild Talents (2015)
The Monster MEGAPACK TM (2015) (with Lester del Rey, Harcourt Farmer, George Griffith, C.J. Henderson, David H Keller, Jim Kjelgaard, Otis Adelbert Kline, Fritz Leiber, Lewis Lister, Frank Belknap Long, William P McGivern, Mark McLaughlin, A R Morlan, Kathryn Ptacek, Robert Reginald, Pamela Sargent, Darrell Schweitzer, Brian Stableford, Cynthia Ward, William J. Wintle and George Zebrowski)
The Skeleton Key / Bright Streets of Air (2015)
The Witch and Warlock MEGAPACK (2015) (with Skadi meic Beorh, William Root Bliss, M.E. Brines, Lorie Calkins, Joseph Conrad, Janet Fox, Elizabeth Gaskell, Bruce Gehweiler, Nathaniel Hawthorne, C J Henderson, Launcelot, Mary Leader, Marissa Lingen, Eliza Lynn Linton, H P Lovecraft, Mark McLaughlin, Robert Reginald, Darrell Schweitzer, Cynthia Ward, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Henry S Whitehead, Lady Wilde and William J. Wintle)
Rags, Riches, and a Dragon (2016)
Meet in Fear and Wonder (2016)
What Bit You?: Four Shifter Stories (2016)


Series contributed to
Anthologies containing stories by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Short stories
A Night Out (1983)
Lost Lives (1984)
Hiding from the Sun (1985)
The Shadow of a Hawk (1985)
A Step Into Darkness (1985)
Waiting for the Hunger (1987)
Little Once (1988)
Courting Disasters (1989)
Broken Things (1990)
Coming Home (1990)
Imprint (1990)
The Touch of the Old Lilith (1990)
An Invasion of Angels (1991)
Zits (1991)
Unmasking [short story] (1992)World Fantasy (nominee)
Deal with the Devil (1993)
LaZelle Family Christmas (1993)
Sourheart (1993)
The Third Dead Body (1993)
The Buddy System (1994)
Face Value (1994)
The Skeleton Key (1994)Nebula Awards (nominee)
The Trouble with Big Brothers (1994)
The Biting-a-Hologram Blues (1995)
Butterfly Wings (1995)
Dumpster Diving (1995)
Family History (1995)
Fast Seeds (1995)
Food Chain (1995)
Home for Christmas (1995)Nebula Awards (nominee)
World Fantasy (nominee)
Part-Singing (1995)
Incidental Cats (1996)
Inner Child (1996)
Water Everywhere (1996)
Articles of Faith (1997)
The Breadcrumb Trail (1997)
Heavenly Host (1997)
Visible Breath (1997)
Caretaking (1998)
Objects of Desire (1998)
Survivals (1998)
The Giant's Love (1999)
How I Came to Marry a Herpetologist (1999)
One Day At Central Convenience Mall (1999)
Radiance (1999)
Toobychubbies (1999)
Voyage of Discovery (1999)
Chain of Command (2000) (with Leslie What)
Egg Shells (2000)
Night Stuff (2000)
Shaped Stones (2000)
Suspended Animation (2000)
Secret Identities (2001)

World Fantasy Best Novella nominee (1993) : Unmasking [short story]
Bram Stoker Best First Novel winner (1994) : The Thread That Binds the Bones
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1995) : Haunted Humans
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1995) : The Skeleton Key
Nebula Awards Best Novellette nominee (1996) : Home for Christmas
World Fantasy Best Novella nominee (1996) : Home for Christmas
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1996) : The Silent Strength of Stones
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1997) : The Silent Strength of Stones
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (2000) : A Red Heart of Memories
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (2003) : A Fistful of Sky
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (2006) : Catalyst: A Novel of Alien Contact

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