Kij Johnson

Kansas, United States

Member Since: 09/01/2011

Kij Johnson has won the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Sturgeon Awards. She is Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Kansas, where she is also associate director for the Center for the Study of Science Fiction. Her newest book is At the Mouth of the River of Bees: Stories.



  • At the Mouth of the River of Bees , Small Beer Press (August 2012)
  • Fudoki , Tor Books (November 2003)
  • The Fox Woman , Tor Books (December 1999)


  • Hugo Award (best novella)(2012)
  • Nebula Award (best novella)(2012)
  • Nebula Award (best short story)(2011)
  • Nebula Award (best short story)(2010)
  • World Fantasy Award (best short story)(2009)
  • Crawford Award(2000)
  • Sturgeon Award(1994)


  • Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at University of Kansas (August 2012 - )
  • Managing Editor, User Communications at RealNetworks (2005 - 2008)
  • Managing Editor, various other positions at Wizards of the Coast/TSR (1995 - 1999)
  • Collections Editor at Dark Horse Comics (1992 - 1994)
  • Managing Editor at Tor Books (1990 - 1992)


  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from North Carolina State University (May 2012)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction