The Nommo Award Finalists (What Are the Nommo Awards?) #SciFiSunday

The Hugos and the Nebulas aren’t the only annual scienbce fiction awards on the block! Here’s more about the Nommos from the African Speculative Fiction Society:

The African Speculative Fiction Society will promote science fiction and fantasy by Africans. Its 60
invited Charter Members include writers, editors, artists and publishers….

The Nommo Awards have four years’ worth of prize money in advance thanks to benefactor Tom Ilube.
Says Mr Ilube, “Science fiction is important because it looks ahead to African futures. Fantasy and fiction
based on traditional tales is important because the link us back to our forebears. Both are important for
African development. I wanted to make sure that the explosion of African science fiction gets the
recognition it deserves.”

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