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N.K. Jemisin

We’re excited to feature N.K. Jemisin as a Bookstore Champion! As the 2019 Indies First Spokesperson, she is an outspoken supporter of independent bookstores. She recently appeared at four independent bookstores (and one library) in a single day to launch The City We Became. Thanks to Jemisin—the first author in history to win three consecutive Hugo Awards for Best Novel for her Broken Earth trilogy—more people are aware of the value and impact of bookstores in their communities. Champions receive a year of audiobooks, gear, and are celebrated for their advocacy across channels.

N.K.’s featured audiobooks

“Independent bookstores do a lot for authors and a lot for we need to support them back.”

N.K. Jemisin

N.K. Jemisin Is This Year’s Indies First Spokesperson

Science fiction and fantasy author N.K. Jemisin will be the spokesperson this year for Indies First, the campaign supporting independent bookstores that takes place on Small Business Saturday.

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The Bookstore Champions award recognizes individuals who actively advocate for local bookstores through their platforms, influence, and contributions.

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