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  • Nommo Awards 2024 shortlists announced.

    Nommo Awards 2024 shortlists announced.

    The shortlists for the African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2024 were announced on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. In the African literary space, magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novels have been bunched together as “speculative fiction” by the African Speculative Fiction Society. That organisation introduced the Nommo Awards to celebrate these oft-side-lined genres in…

  • Nommo Awards 2022 winners announced in Chicago. USA

    Nommo Awards 2022 winners announced in Chicago. USA

    The winners of the Nommo Awards 2022 were at Chicon8, the World Science Fiction Convention in Chicago, USA on September 1, 2022. The African Speculative Fiction Society introduced The Nommo Awards to celebrate writing known in other markets as magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novels in 2016. Since then, writers from across the African…

  • Nommo Awards 2022 shortlists announced by African Speculative Fiction Society.

    Nommo Awards 2022 shortlists announced by African Speculative Fiction Society.

    The shortlists for the Nommo Awards 2022 were announced to the public by the African Speculative Fiction Society on May 17, 2022. The African Speculative Fiction Society introduced The Nommo Awards to celebrate writing known in other markets as magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novels in 2016. Since then, writers from across the African…

  • Nommo Awards 2021 winners announced in Washington DC.

    Nommo Awards 2021 winners announced in Washington DC.

    The winners of the Nommo Awards 2021 were announced to the public by the African Speculative Fiction Society at WorldCon 2021 in Washington DC, USA, today, December 17, 2021. The African Speculative Fiction Society introduced The Nommo Awards to celebrate writing known in other markets as magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novels in 2016.…

  • Nommo Awards 2021 shortlists announced by African Speculative Fiction Society.

    Nommo Awards 2021 shortlists announced by African Speculative Fiction Society.

    The shortlists for the Nommo Awards 2021 were announced to the public by the African Speculative Fiction Society on Saturday, May 29, 2021. The African Speculative Fiction Society introduced The Nommo Awards to celebrate writing known in other markets as magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novels in 2016. Since then, writers from across the…

  • African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2021 longlists announced.

    African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2021 longlists announced.

    The longlists for the Nommo Awards 2021 were unveiled to the public on Thursday, May 13, 2021 The African Speculative Society introduced The Nommo Awards to celebrate writing known in other markets as magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novels in 2016. Since then, writers from across the African literary family have been feted with…

  • African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 announced.

    African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 announced.

    Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Wole Talabi, Ada Nnadi, Chikodili Emelumadu, Morakinyo Araoye, Steven Akinyemi, and Ogim Ekpezu are the Nommo Awards 2020 winners announced at the Ake Festival today, October 15, 2020. The African Speculative Society introduced The Nommo Awards to celebrate writing known in other markets as magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novels in…

  • African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 shortlists announced.

    African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 shortlists announced.

    The shortlists for the African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 have been announced today, May 15, 2020. In 2016, the African Speculative Society introduced The Nommo Awards to celebrate writing known in other markets as magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novels. Since they were introduced, winners have been Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Tendai Huchu,…

  • African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 nominees announced.

    African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 nominees announced.

    The African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 nominees were announced on Sunday, April 19, 2020. The Nommo Awards were introduced by the African Speculative Society to showcase writing known in other markets by names like magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novel in 2016. Previous winners have been Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Tendai Huchu and…

  • Nommo Awards 2019 winners announced at Ake Festival 2019.

    Nommo Awards 2019 winners announced at Ake Festival 2019.

    The winners of the African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 were announced at the opening ceremony of the Ake Festival 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria on October 24, 2019. The Nommo Awards were introduced to celebrate speculative fiction, categorised in other markets as magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic novel, in 2016. Previous winners have been…

  • African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 shortlist announced.

    African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 shortlist announced.

    The African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 shortlist was announced today May 14, 2019. The Nommo Awards were introduced in 2016 to showcase writing that couldn’t be categorised in the “standard spaces” in the African literary scene. The writing in question is known in other markets by terms like magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic…

  • African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 longlist announced.

    African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 longlist announced.

    The African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 longlist was announced on May 2, 2019. The Nommo Awards were introduced to shine a light on writing like magical realism, Sci-Fi and everything that couldn’t be categorised in the “standard spaces” in the African literary scene. Previous winners have been Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Tendai Huchu and…

  • Nommo Awards 2018 winners announced at Ake Festival 2018.

    Nommo Awards 2018 winners announced at Ake Festival 2018.

    The Nommo Awards 2018 winners were announced at the opening ceremony for the Ake Festival 2018 on October 26. They are Tade Thompson, Kwabena Ofei, Setor Fiadzigbey, Wole Talabi, and Tochi Onyebuchi. The Nommo Awards were introduced by the African Speculative Fiction Society in 2017 to cast a much needed focus on “different” writing. This…

  • African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists announced

    African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists announced

    The Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists for the best novel, novella, short story and graphic novel by an African this year have been announced. The Nommo Awards are an initiative of the African Speculative fiction Society. The Nommo Awards were introduced by the African Speculative Fiction Society to cast a much needed focus on the writing…

  • African Speculative Fiction Society seeks Nommo Awards 2018 nominations

    African Speculative Fiction Society seeks Nommo Awards 2018 nominations

    The African Speculative Fiction Society is seeking for nominations for Nommo Awards 2018. This will be the second edition of the awards. The African Speculative Fiction Society emerged in August 2017 as a community of writers, editors, publishers and artists of African Science Fiction and Fantasy. That community’s first action was to announce a new…