Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jamil Nasir  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: in Chicago


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 Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- 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