Can*Con 2022 Editor Virtual GoH

In what will be my first guest of honour appearance ever, I will be attending Can*Con this year, virtually. I will be guest of honour alongside friends Suyi Davies Okungbowa as Author guest of honour and E.D.E Bell as Editor guest of honour. You can see my profile as GoH here. Can-Con 2022 will beContinue reading “Can*Con 2022 Editor Virtual GoH”

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”

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”

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”