2022 Awards Eligibility Post/List

Fiction

Destiny Delayed – short fiction story of 5700 words. Genre bender. Eligible for the Hugo, Nebula, WFA, BSFA, BFA, Locus, Bram Stoker, Sturgeon, etc. First published in Asimov’s and reprinted in Galaxy’s Edge. You can listen to a narration of it on the Asimov’s Podcast, as a halloween special, and #BlackSpeculativeFictionMonth offering.

Long non-fiction/Editing/Anthology

Bridging Worlds – Global Conversations On Creating Pan-African Speculative Literature In A Pandemic – original non fiction anthology, edited by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, published by Jembefola Press. Eligible for the Hugo award best related works, Locus, WFA, BFA, and other SFF awards non-fiction and anthology categories. Free to download in all formats here

Editing/Anthology

Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction Original fiction anthology edited by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, Sheree Renee Thomas and Zelda Knight.

Short non-fiction

Too Dystopian For Whom? A Marginalized Nigerian Writer’s Perspective – Uncanny Magazine. Eligible for best related work, best pro and non pro categories, and short non-fiction awards of the Hugo, Locus, WFA, BFA, BSFA, etc.

A Different Kind of “Show, Not Tell”– Suyi’s Newsletter. (short non-fiction)

Reprints Are Not Inferior To Original Works & Neither Is The Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction Anthology – My blog. (short non-fiction)

Hugo award, Best Editor Short form – I’m eligible for the Hugo award best editor short form, jointly with Sheree Renee Thomas and Zelda Knight for editing Africa Risen, an original Tordotcom anthology above and separately, for editing the Bridging Worlds original non-fiction anthology published by my Jembefola Press.

Hugo award, best fan writer – I’ll be eligible for the Hugo award best fan writer for the non-fiction pieces A Different Kind of “Show, Not Tell” in Suyi Davies Okungbowa’s newsletter and Reprints Are Not Inferior To Original Works & Neither Is The Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction Anthology in my own blog, here.

Hugo award, best fan cast – I’ll be eligible for best fan cast for the If This Goes On, Don’t Panic podcast with Alan Bailey, Cat Rambo, Diane Morrison, and Graeme Barber, where I have a column about African Speculative Fiction publishing.

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