The winners of the first Nommo Awards for Speculative Fiction by Africans have been announced at the Ake Arts and Book Festival in Abeokuta, Nigeria.
Rosewater by Tade Thompson (and it has just been announced that this is the first volume in a trilogy, which will be published by Orbit next year).
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
Best Short Story
“Who Will Greet You at Home” by Lesley Nneka Arimah, tied with
“The Marriage Plot” by Tendai Huchu
Best Comic or Graphic Novel
Chimurenga’s ‘Chronic: The Corpse Exhibition and Older Graphic Stories’ – Chronic no. 3. Various writers and artists. Edited by Ntone Edjabe.
From Nebula and Hugo Award–nominated Carolyn Ives Gilman comes Dark Orbit, a compelling novel featuring alien contact, mystery, and murder.
Reports of a strange, new habitable planet have reached the Twenty Planets of human civilization. When a team of scientists is assembled to investigate this world, exoethnologist Sara Callicot is recruited to keep an eye on an unstable crewmate.