How to Nominate and Vote for the Nommo Awards
Nommo Awards Eligibility
Works published between January 1, 2015 – December 31 2016 are eligible for the inaugural Nommo Awards in 2017. Any work of speculative fiction (Novel, Novella, Short Story or Graphic Novel) by an African, published anywhere in the world is eligible for nomination.
The author of the work does NOT have to be a Member of the ASFS.
Only registered members of the African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS) are eligible to nominate and vote for works. Members cannot nominate their own works. The 2017 Nommo Awards will be presented at the Ake Arts and Book Festival in November 2017.
The Nomination Process
A work must be nominated by a member of the ASFS during the nomination period, which runs from December 25, 2016 - March 31, 2017. Please take the time during the open nomination period to compile your list of nominations and submit together (once only) using the form below. The five works in each category with the greatest number of nominations become the shortlist for the Nommo Award in that category.
Nominations for 2017 are now OPEN. If you are a member of the ASFS, please submit a nomination ballot for the Nommo Awards by following the steps below:
Once submitted, a nomination cannot be changed.
Nommo Awards Voting
Voting is NOT YET OPEN.
From April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017, ASFS members will be able to vote for items on the shortlist for the inaugural Nommo Awards (presented in 2017). The work on the shortlist that receives the highest number of votes in each category will win the Nommo Award.
How to Vote
Voting will open from April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017. The voting form will be available at this LINK. All ASFS members will also receive an email containing detailed instructions on how to vote.
Full details of the Nommo Award rules are available to read HERE.
If you have any queries please contact us.
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