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”

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”

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”

Ife-Iyoku (Short story)

Fist published in Selene Quarterly, Volume 2 issue 2 . Morako stayed quiet. He was a lero – or feeler – and oversaw the hunt. On his signal the rest would move. For now, he lay waiting, careful not to alert the beast lest the intended prey became the hunter. Here, the roles of theContinue reading “Ife-Iyoku (Short story)”

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”

Dominion Anthology & Invictus Quarterly Launch

Dominion: An Anthology Of Speculative Fiction From Africa and the African Diaspora launched on the 17th of August 2020, as scheduled. The anthology following in the tradition of themed anthologies that cater to particular topics and demographics is the first of its kind, an Anthology of speculative fiction and poetry from Africa and the AfricanContinue reading “Dominion Anthology & Invictus Quarterly Launch”