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2020 Nommos Finalist Reading List

HOW TO READ THE SHORT LISTED WORKS NOMMOS 2020

We want you to be able to vote for winners having read the works.  Many are online for free, or have free excerpts online.  Here are the links.

We also have a few of the works available in a non-downloadable format.  Just fill in the Reader Request form to receive links and password.



NOVELS:

Excerpts or online ASFS-member versions are available for only some of the novels as follows:

TRIANGULUM by Masande Ntshanga
E-versions are available online from online booksellers and providers.

THE OLD DRIFT Namwali Serpell

SING DOWN THE STARS by Nerine Dorman
An ASFS-members only screen readable version of the novel is available to ASFS members.  Please fill in the Reader Request form.

DAVID MOJO GODHUNTER by Suyi Onkungbowa Davies
The novel is available for ASFS members in non-downloadable format.  Please fill in the Reader Request form.

ROSEWATER INSURRECTION by Tade Thompson.
Excerpt available for ASFS members.  Please fill in the Reader Request form.

WAR GIRLS by Tochi Onyebuchi
E-versions from online websites are available. 



NOVELLAS:
All three nominated novellas are available to ASFS members in non-downloadable, screen-readable formats.  Please fill in the Reader Request form.

WEATHERMAN by Caldon Mull

THE BORDER KEEPER by Kerstin Hall

INCOMPLETENESS THEORIES by Wole Talabi



SHORT STORIES:

These short stories are available online for free from the original publishers. Just click and go!

TINY BRAVERY (Omenana)  by Ada  Nnadi

SIN EATER  (Omenana) by Chikodilli Emelumadu

BETWEEN THE DARK AND THE DARK (Lightspeed) by Deji Bryce Olukotun

PRINCIPLES OF BALANCE  (Jalada) by Ivana Akotowaa Ofori 

THE HAUNTING OF 13 OLÚWO STREET  (Fireside)  Suyi Davies Okungbowa

Wole Talabi WHEN WE DREAM WE ARE OUR GOD (Apex Magazine and ALL BORDERS ARE TEMPORARY, TrAP Magazine)

alternative links courtesy of Henrietta Rose-Innes

bit.ly/2yX4kM9 Ada Nnadi - Tiny BraveryTinTiny Braveryy Bravery
https://bit.ly/2yX4fIl Chikodili Emelumadu - Sin Eater 
https://bit.ly/3dTVj5c  Deji Bryce Olukotun - Between the Dark and the Dark
https://bit.ly/36a6l3v Ivana Akotowaa Ofori - Principles of Balance
https://bit.ly/2AI51cN Suyi Davies Okungbowa -The Haunting of 13 Olúwo Street
https://bit.ly/2Zbjecl Wole Talabi - When We Dream We Are Our God



COMICS:

BEAST FROM VENUS

by Kiprop Kimutai (author) and Salim Busuru (artist) (Avandu Vosi)

 

CAPTAIN SOUTH AFRICA

by Bill Masuku (artist and author) (Enigma Comix)

Excerpt available online at https://www.dropbox.com/h?preview=Captain+South+Africa+PART+1+ORIGINS+(2019).pdf

DANFO

by Morakinyo Araoye, and Steven Akinyemi (authors) Ogim Ekpezu (artist)  (TAG Comics)

Free to read on the TAG website, link here:

https://tagcomics.com/comics

 

HAWI

by Beserat Debebe (author) and Stanley Obende (artist)  (Etan Comics)

Issue 1 is available to ASFS members.  Please fill in the Reader Request form.

 

KAMI

by Mika Hirwa (author and artist) (Mira Hirwa publisher)

Kami book 1 is available to ASFS members.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1M_lgAJpbKVROOFI6X9uIwDySDKDgUAiP/view

 

NANI

by Ziki Nelson (author) Jason Lamy (artist) (Kugali comics)

Available to ASFS members.

https://storage.googleapis.com/flippingbookskugali/Nani-Volume-One/index.html

  

SANU

By Ssentongo Charles (author and artist) Elupe Comics

Available at the Elupe comics website at www.elupeug.com

 

WELCOME TO DEAD WORLD

by Bill Masuku (author and art) (Sam Graphico Anthology)

Excerpt available online at this link

https://squidmag.ink/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Sam-Graphico-Anthology-Compressed.pdf?x13725


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