Review of Ife-Iyoku, the Tale of Imadeyunuagbon by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

This fantasy novella is a finalist for the 2020 Nebula Award. It was published in Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora, from Aurelia Leo. The author is Nigerian and seems well established as a short story writer. He was also one of the editors for the anthology. This reviewContinue reading “Review of Ife-Iyoku, the Tale of Imadeyunuagbon by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki”

My Favorite African Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Fiction of 2020

Originally posted on Wole Talabi:
*** 2020 started out dangerously for me. A volcano erupted near Manila just as I was flying into the city to transit back to Kuala Lumpur and we all watched with concern as the pilot had to dodge the dust and volcanic ash cloud to get us into the city.…

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)”

Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora

Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora. Edited by Zelda Knight and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki Reviewed by Fiona Moore It’s become almost a cliché of conversations in sf circles: someone says that they would love to read more works by authors from non-Western, non-White, and/or postcolonial origins, but, they add,…

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”

The Mannequin Challenge – By Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

I suddenly froze, unable to move. I was stuck, by myself. The world was moving all around me, but I was stuck in my body, like a mannequin. 64 more words The Mannequin Challenge – By Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

Ife-Iyoku, Tale of Imadeyunuagbon

Ife-Iyoku, Tale of Imadeyunuagbon is an 18k word post-apocalyptic, African speculative fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, novella by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki. It is one of the works in the Dominion Anthology and available to read for free here. It made both the Nerds of a Feather, Hugo recommended and the Locus recommended reading list. It was alsoContinue reading “Ife-Iyoku, Tale of Imadeyunuagbon”

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”