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THE BSFA & THE NOMMOS -  JOINT EVENT

Last year the BSFA has funded 5 Nommo shortlisted writers  to virtually attend Worldcon, Discon 3. We have collected questions from our readers and asked our participants to reply. You can see the video on our youtube. Transcripts for the videos are downloadable if you click on participants' names. 



Short-listed for the 2017 Illube Nommo Award for Taty went West and for 2021 Ilube Nommo Award for Club Ded.

His story ‘Malware Park’ is available here.


The winner of the 2019 Nommo Award for Best Short Story and the 2021 Nommo Award for best novella for Ife-Iyoku: The Tale of Imadeyunuagbon, available in Dominion An Anthology of Speculative Fiction From Africa and the African Diaspora, edited by Zelda Knight and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki. The Witching Hour’ won the Nommo award for best short story in 2019. Here is another story of his, ‘The Mannequin Challenge


His novel Soul Searching was shortlisted for the 2021 Ilube-Nommo Award.  We offer our readers a chance to read an extract from it. His speculative fiction available to read online includes “Land of Light” – "Imagine Africa 500" speculative fiction anthology (2015)


shared the 2021 Nommo Award with Innocent Chizaram Ilo.
Her winning story ‘Behind Our Irises’ was part of Brittle Paper’s anthology Africanfuturism edited by Wole Talabi is available to read hereHer most recent fiction is “Dreamports” and District to Cervix - The Time  Before We Were Born


won the 2018 Ilube-Nommo Award for his novel Beasts Made of Night
His novella Riot Baby was shortlisted for this year’s Nommo Award, and won in its category the Fiyah Award. A free excerpt is available here. His novel Goliath is expected in January of this year.  A free excerpt is available here shared the 2021 Nommo Award with Tlotlo Tsamaase, and also was a shortlistee for the Wilbur Smith 2019 Author of Tomorrow award, and a Gerald Kraak Award finalist for their story “Limbo”. His winning story 'Rat and Finch Are Friends' is available here



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