Jamil Nasir

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General Information

Name: Jamil Nasir

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: in Chicago

Website: www.jamilnasir.com

Email: jnasir@comcast.net

Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jamil Nasir is a writer, attorney, and novelist. He entered college at the age of fourteen and is currently an attorney at a Washington, DC, law firm and for a utility company. He worked variously as a carpenter, gardener, shop clerk, warehouse worker, apple picker and paralegal.

He has also been a contributor to periodicals including: Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Universe, Interzone and Aboriginal SF.

Published Works

  • Quasar, Spectra, 1995
  • The Higher Space, Spectra, 1996
  • Tower of Dreams, Spectra, 1999
  • Distance Haze, Spectra, 2000
  • The Houses of Time, Tor Books, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library


ISBN: 0553763148
Release Date: 1995-11-01

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Tower of Dreams

ISBN: 0553580892
Release Date: 1999-01-05

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The Houses of Time

ISBN: 0765306107
Release Date: 2008-04-01

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Literary Awards

Philip K. Dick Award for Best Novel nomination, Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire for foreign novel for Tower of Dreams

L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest winner

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Jamil Nasir on WorldCat

Jamil Nasir on Amazon


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