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NOMMO Nominations for 2017

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE LONG LIST NOMINEES FOR 2017



Below are the Long List Nominees in each of the 4 categories for the 2017 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 years 2015 or 2016, 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. 


NOVEL NOMINEES



AFFLUENZA
Niq Mhlongo
AMANYALA ENYOKA
Mandla Ndlovu
THE APARTMENT
S L Grey
AZANIAN BRIDGES
Nick Wood
AZOTUS, THE KINGDOM
Shadreck Chikoti
BEASTKEEPER
Cat Hellisen
BETRAYAL’S SHADOW
Dave de Burgh
BLACKASS
A. Igoni Barrett
THE BOOK OF PHOENIX
Nnedi Okorafor
BROKEN MONSTERS
Lauren Beukes
CALL IT A DIFFICULT NIGHT
Mishka Hoosen
THE DREAMER'S TEARS
Cristy Zinn
DUB STEPS
Andrew Miller
GETTING DIRTY
Christa Biyela
INKARNA
Nerine Dorman
KINTU
Jennifer Makumbi
LAGOON
Nnedi Okorafor
MAKING WOLF
Tade Thompson
THE MAESTRO, THE MAGISTRATE & THE MATHEMATICIAN
Tendai Huchu
MULTI NATION
Monique Synman
PIGGY BOY’S BLUES
Nakhane Toure
THE QUEUE
Basma Abdel Aziz
THE RAFT
Fred Strydom
ROSEWATER
Tade Thompson
SCARDUST
Suzanne van Rooyen
THE SLEEPLESS
Nuzo Onoh
SOUTH
Frank Owen
TATY WENT WEST
Nikhil Singh
TADUNO’S SONG
Odafe Atogon
TELEPATHY
Amir Tag Elsir
THE THREE
Sarah Lotz
UNDER GROUND
S L Grey
WHY YOU  WERE TAKEN
J T Lawrence
THE WINGED HISTORIES
Sofia Samatar



NOVELLA NOMINEES



BINTI
Nnedi Okorafor
BINTI HOME
Nnedi Okorafor
D’ARCY AND I
William Dicey
THE FLYING MAN OF STONE
Dilman Dila
GNAW
Tade Thompson
THE LAST PANTHEON
Tade Thompson and Nick Wood
HADIZA
Nuzo Onoh
HELL FREEZES OVER
Mame Bougouma Diene
AN INDIGO SONG FOR PARADISE
Efe Tokunbo Okogu
NWELEZELANGEA OR THE STAR CHILD
Unathi Magubeni
OASIS
Joan de la Haye
SKIN DEEP
Sarah Lotz
TA O’REVA
Muthi Nhlema
VII
Andrew Dakalira
THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY
Tendai Huchu



FULL SHORT STORY NOMINEES



THE 4.15 APPOINTMENT
Rafeat Aliyu
THE APOLOGISTS
Tade Thompson
ACID TEST
Vianne Venter
BRAVEHEARTS HOMECOMING
Dilman Dilman
BUSH BABY
Chikodili Emelumadu
CAMP MARS
Aito Osemegbe Joseph
CHICKWAMBO
Tendai Huchu
THE CLOSEST THING TO ANIMALS
Sofia Samatar
THE COMPANY
Sanya Noel
CROCODILE ARC
Wole Talabi
DEBUG
Rafeat Aliyu
DISCOVERING TIME TRAVEL
Suleiman Agbonkhianmen Buhari
A DOOR AJAR
Sibongile Fisher
DREAM HUNTER
Nick Wood
ENGAGEMENT
Richard Oduor Oduku
A FIERCE SYMMETRY
Alex Latimer
A GIRL WITHOUT A SOUND
Buhle Ngaba
HOW TO LOSE THE GIRL 
Dare Segun Falowo
HOSTBODS
Tendai Huchu
HUBISHI NA AKUZIKAYE
Ondi Madete
IMPUDULU
Joan de la Haye
JESTOCOST, DJINN
Maria A Bukari
LAND OF LIGHT
Stephen Embleton
LAST WAVE
Ivor Hartmann
LEATHERMAN
Diane Awerbuck
THE LEGEND OF SAMMY DAVIS JR AND THE LONG DARK ROAD OUT OF HELL (VOL 1)
Daniel Nuwamanya
THE LIFEBLOOM GIFT
Abdul Adan
LUSAKA PUNK
Efemia Chenla
KALABANDA CARNAGE
Charity Ace Esenu
THE KEY
Nnedi Okorafor
THE MACHODUGO
Acan Innocent Immaculate
THE MARRIAGE PLOT
Tendai Huchu
THE MONKEY HOUSE
Tade Thompson
MONTAGUE’S LAST
Ekari Mbvundula
MOTHER’S LOVE
Dayo Ntwari
MOUSE TEETH
Cat Hellisen
MY LOVER IS AN ALIEN
Kiru Taye
NDAKUSUWA
Blaize Kaye
NECESSARY AND SUFFICIENT CONDITIONS
Wole Talabi
NESTED
Wole Talabi
NO KISSING THE DOLLS UNLESS JIMI HENDRIX IS PLAYING
Clifton Cachagua
OASIS
Louis Greenberg
OF TARTS AND NEW BEGINNINGS
Suyi Davies Okungbowa
ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY DAYS OF SUNLIGHT
Tade Thompson
ONE WIT' THIS PLACE
Muthi Nhlema
ON THE ROAD
Nnedi Okorafor
PHOENIX
Ayodele Olofintuade
REVISION THEORY
Blaize Kaye
THE ROSE GARDEN
Abi Godsell
A SHORT HISTORY OF MIGRATION IN FIVE FRAGMENTS OF YOU
Wole Talabi
SACRAMENT OF TEARS
Toby Bennet
SEVERED
Jayne Bauling
SNAKE BLOOD
Dilman Dila
SOURSOP
Chikodili Emelumadu
STATIONS
Nick Mulgrew
SUNDOWN
Innocent Immaculate Acan
TASTING GOMOA
Chinelo Onwualu
UNATHI BATTLES THE BLACK HAIRBALLS
Lauren Beukes
THE UPRIGHT REVOLUTION
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
VIRTUAL SNAPSHOTS
Tiotio Tsamaase
WEDNESDAY’S STORY
Wole Talabi
WHAT IT MEANS WHEN A MAN FALLS FROM THE SKY
Lesley Nneka Arimah
WHEN THE TREES WERE ENCHANTED
Masimba Musodza
WHEN WE HAD FAITH
Lauri Kabuitsile
WHO WILL GREET YOU AT HOME
Lesley Nneka Arimah
THE WISH BOX
Chinelo Onwualu
A WHISPER IN THE REEDS
Nerine Dorman
THE WOODCUTTERS DEITY 
Walter Dinjos
THE WORME BRIDGE
Cat Hellisen
YOYIN OF THE CAPTIVATING FORM 
Rafeat Aliyu



GRAPHIC NOVEL NOMINEES



AVONOME
Xavier Ighorodje & Stanley Obende


THE CORPSE EXHIBITION
Chronic no. 3 Various writers and artists ed. Ntone Edjabe.


JUNE 12
Ibrahim Ganiyu, Chike Newman Nwankwo & Akinwade Ayodeji Akinola



MIGHT OF GUARDIAN PRIME
Jide Martin & Toheeb Deen Ipaye