Nisi Shawl wrote the 2016 Nebula finalist and Tiptree Honor novel Everfair, and the 2008 Tiptree Award-winning collection Filter House. In 2005 they co-wrote Writing the Other: A Practical Approach, a standard text on inclusive representation in the imaginative genres. Their stories have appeared in Analog and Asimov’s magazines and many other publications. Shawl is a founder of the Carl Brandon Society and a Clarion West board member.


Nisi Shawl has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Shiomah's Land

REPRINT FICTION by Nisi Shawl in Issue 133 – October 2017

I guess I’ll never know for sure whether my mother meant to throw herself to her death beneath the wheels of a god’s carriage. She certainly had something in mind, for she kissed my forehead before she left me, first brushing my dark, unruly locks aside. Then she told me to stay still, and ran […]
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