Tag: Nommo Awards 2019

  • 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…