Jo Walton (born 1 December 1964) is a Welsh-Canadian fantasy and science fiction writer and poet. She is best known for the novel Among Others, which won the Hugo and Nebula Awards in 2012, and Tooth and Claw, which won the World Fantasy Award in 2004. Among Others is one of only seven novels to have been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. Other novels by Walton include the alternate history novel Ha’penny (2007), recipient of the Prometheus Award; the fantasy novel Lifelode (2009), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award; and the alternate history My Real Children (2014), which won the Tiptree Award. Walton also writes reviews and SF commentary in the magazine Tor.com. A collection of her articles were published in What Makes This Book So Great (2014), which won the Locus Award for Best Non-Fiction.