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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.


Series contributed to
Anthologies containing stories by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Tales by Moonlight (1982)
The Clarion Awards (1984)
Shadows 8 (1985)
First Contact (1987)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual Collection (1991)
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories (1992)
Best New Horror 3 (1992)
The Year's Best Horror Stories XX (1992)
The Ultimate Witch (1993)
The Ultimate Zombie (1993)
Betcha Can't Read Just One (1993)
Weird Tales from Shakespeare (1994)
Christmas Magic (1994)
Werewolves (1995)
100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories (1995)
Witch Fantastic (1995)
Bruce Coville's Book of Aliens: Tales to Warp Your Mind (1995)
Splatterpunks II: Over the Edge (1995)
Heaven Sent: 18 Glorious Tales of the Angels (1995)
The Ultimate Alien (1995)
Desire Burn: Women's Stories From the Dark Side of Passion (1995)
Sisters of the Night (1995)
Wheel of Fortune (1995)
The Best of Weird Tales (1995)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Ninth Annual Collection (1996)
The Shimmering Door (1996)
Otherwere (1996)
Twists of the Tale (1996)
Tarot Fantastic (1997)
Black Swan, White Raven (1997)
Wizard Fantastic (1997)
The UFO Files (1998)
Black Cats and Broken Mirrors (1998)
Alien Pets (1998)
100 Twisted Little Tales of Torment (1998)
L Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume XV (1999)
Whitley Strieber's Aliens (1999)
Not of Woman Born (1999)
Twice Upon a Time (1999)
Children of the Night (1999)
Alien Abductions (1999)
Earth, Air, Fire, Water (1999)
Past Lives, Present Tense (1999)
The Chick Is in the Mail (2000)
Bruce Coville's Strange Worlds (2000)
Perchance to Dream (2000)
Warrior Fantastic (2000)
Single White Vampire Seeks Same (2001)

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

Nina Kiriki Hoffman recommends
Meet Me in the Moon Room
Meet Me in the Moon Room (2001)
Ray Vukcevich
"There is no other planet like planet Ray."

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