Tag: Hugo Awards

  • Nnedi Okorafor wins at Hugo Awards 2023

    Nnedi Okorafor wins at Hugo Awards 2023

    Nnedi Okorafor won the Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book at the Hugo Awards 2023 in Chengdu, China on Saturday, October 21, 2023. The Best Fan Writer award went to Chris M. Barkley. The Hugo and Astounding Awards, organized by the World Science Fiction Society, are awarded for the best science fiction or fantasy…

  • Hugo Awards 2023 finalists announced

    Hugo Awards 2023 finalists announced

    The finalists for the Hugo Awards 2023, Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book, and Astounding Award for Best New Writer were announced on Thursday, July 6, 2023.  The Hugo and Astounding Awards, organized by the World Science Fiction Society, are awarded for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous…

  • N.K. Jemisin wins at Hugo Awards 2022.

    N.K. Jemisin wins at Hugo Awards 2022.

    N.K. Jemisin’s graphic novel Far Sector won at the Hugo Awards 2022 at Chicon8, the World Science Fiction Convention in Chicago, USA on Sunday, September 4, 2022. The Hugo and Astounding Awards, organized by the World Science Fiction Society, are awarded for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.…

  • Hugo Awards 2022 finalists announced.

    Hugo Awards 2022 finalists announced.

    The finalists for the Hugo Awards 2021 were announced on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Here are the writers of African descent who made the list. The Hugo and Astounding Awards, organized by the World Science Fiction Society, are awarded for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Named after…

  • Nnedi Okorafor gets two nominations at Hugo Awards 2019 finalists.

    Nnedi Okorafor gets two nominations at Hugo Awards 2019 finalists.

    The Hugo Awards 2019 finalists were announced on April 2, 2019. Of the many categories listed, Nnedi Okorafor features in two different ones. The Hugo Awards are given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The awards are named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering…

  • African Literary Podcast Episode 4

    African Literary Podcast Episode 4

    In the African Literary Podcast Episode 4, I speak about the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2018, Hugo Awards, Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2018, The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018, and the California Book Award 2018. We also preview very cool books to put on your reading list this month. I also feature an interview with…

  • Nnedi Okorafor makes Hugo Awards 2018 shortlists

    Nnedi Okorafor makes Hugo Awards 2018 shortlists

    Nnedi Okorafor’s two books Binti: Home and Akata Warrior are on the Hugo Awards 2018 shortlist announced on March 31, 2018. The two have been shortlisted in the best novella and The World Science Fiction Society Award for Best Young Adult Book. The Hugo Awards. These are the literary awards initially named the Science Fiction…