The ASFS is the organization of African writers, artists, editors, and publishers in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and related genres.


NOMMO AWARD SHORT LIST ANNOUNCED

NOMMO Nomination Results for 2018

Below are the Long List Nominees in each of the 4 categories for the 2018 Nommo Awards:
Members of the African Speculative Fiction Society nominate for the short list.  They can nominate up to five works each.
  
The long list of nominated works is alphabetical order by title.  All are speculative fiction, were published in calendar year 2017, and are thought to be by Africans as defined by the ASFS and Nommo Awards Guidelines.  

The nominees will be asked to confirm their eligibility and eligibility of their works in writing.  Nominees will also be asked to make complete texts or excerpts available to ASFS Members only for purposes of informed voting. 

PLEASE NOTE: The long lists consist of all titles in their respective categories that were nominated by members of the ASFS.  Some of these works were nominated once, some just missed the shortlist.  The ASFS lists them in full to draw attention to all the works members felt worthy of consideration.

NOVEL NOMINEES

OUR MEMORY LIKE DUST
Gavin Chait
THE REAL
Masha du Toit
FEVER
Deon Meyer
AKATA WARRIOR
Nnedi Okorafor
AFTER THE FLARE
Deji Olokotun
BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT
Tochi Onyebuchi


NOVELLA NOMINEES

BINTI: HOME
Nnedi Okorafor
FALLOW
Sofia Samatar
THE MURDERS OF MOLLY SOUTHBOURNE
Tade Thompson

SHORT STORY NOMINEES

ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SEA
Nerine Dorman
A DOOR AJAR
Sibongile Fisher
READ BEFORE USE
Chinelo Onwualu
SNAKE STORY
Henrietta Rose-Innes
THE REGRESSION TEST
Wole Talabi

GRAPHIC NOVEL SHORT LIST NOMINEES



ERU
Writers and artists Tobe Ezeogu, Ozo Ezeogu



GUARDIAN PRIME GENESIS
Written by Wale Awelenje
Art Jide Martin


HERO KAKERE
Writer and artist”Tobe Ezeogu, Artist Kelechi Issac,


IRETI BIDEMI 
Michael Balogun and Adeleye Yusuf



LAKE OF TEARS
Writer Kwabena Ofei
Artiist Setor Fiadzigbey



QUEST & THE SIGN OF THE SHINING BEAST
Writer Robert S Malan
Artist John Cockshaw




Full information on 'News' Page.


   
Members are given the opportunity to present their works here during the Nominating Period for the consideration of ASFS members for nomination.
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2018 NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN
NOMMO Nominations for 2018

The ASFS membership nominates and votes for the Nommo Awards for African speculative fiction and fantasy. The Nommo Awards are nominated and voted for by members of the African Speculative Fiction Society. The Nommos honour SFF novels, novellas, short stories and comics by Africans. 


 As a valuable resource to both readers and writers of SFF, the ASFS maintains a list of speculative fiction by African writers here. You can help fill gaps in this list by completing the form provided here.



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