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. Long non-fiction/Editing/Anthology Bridging Worlds – Global Conversations On Creating Pan-African Speculative Literature In A Pandemic – original non fiction anthology, editedContinue reading “2022 Awards Eligibility Post/List”

Multiple British Fantasy Award Finalist

I’m British Fantasy award finalist, for the second time in a row. I’m nominated this time, for writing & editing, in 2 categories; best short fiction & best anthology with my Nebula winning novelette O2 Arena, & WFA, Locus shortlisted anthology, the Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction. Both are Hugo award finalists. Do consider them/meContinue reading “Multiple British Fantasy Award Finalist”

World Fantasy Award Finalist

So I’m a 2022 World Fantasy award finalist with the first ever Year’s Best African Speculative Fiction anthology I edited & published. It also makes me the first Black, African editor to be a World Fantasy award finalist. With it I’m also the first African Hugo award, best editor finalist. The Year’s Best African SpeculativeContinue reading “World Fantasy Award Finalist”

Multiple Hugo Award Finalist

I’ll be a Hugo award finalist for the first time ever, and in various categories. For best novelette, then best editor, short form category. My climate fiction novelette O2 Arena which won the Nebula award the first novelette by an African writer to win it, will also be the first novelette by an African writerContinue reading “Multiple Hugo Award Finalist”

Nebula Award Win

My climate fiction novelette O2 Arena just won the Nebula award, making me the first African writer to win the Nebula award with a novelette. I’ll also be the first African born, Black writer to win the Nebula award at all. It’s my second nomination in a row and in a second category, as myContinue reading “Nebula Award Win”

British Science Fiction Award nominations

So I had the good fortune to have two of my works nominated, as 2021 British Science Fiction award finalists. The first is my eight thousand words climate fiction novelette O2 Arena, in the short fiction category. It was first published November 2021, in Issue 58 of Galaxy’s Edge and reprinted January 2022 in IssueContinue reading “British Science Fiction Award nominations”

2021 Eligibility Post and Year-in-review

2021 was a year of many triumphs and attempts. Note, I say attempts, not failures because nothing is really a failure if you learn something from it. Instead, it becomes a process that brings you that much closer to your goal. With that fake-deep quote out of the way and you hopefully a little moreContinue reading “2021 Eligibility Post and Year-in-review”

My 2020 eligibility list by ODE

During the 2020 calender year, I was able to publish a number of literary works, eligible for different awards, which you will find below. Some of them are available to read for free. The ones that aren’t, you will find the buy link attached. The Dominion Anthology – The anthology is eligible for the bestContinue reading “My 2020 eligibility list by ODE”

Dominion Anthology eligibility list

Dominion is the first ever anthology of Speculative fiction and poetry to call for and publish works of fiction and poetry by some of the finest speculative fiction writers from both Africa and the African diaspora. The anthology contains 13 works from 12 writers; 12 fiction pieces and a poem. It also has an introductionContinue reading “Dominion Anthology eligibility list”