The African American Arts Alliance of Chicago has announced the nominees for the 12th Annual Black Excellence Awards. This year’s nominees includes a science fiction novel in the fiction category. The nominees for that category are listed below. A full slate of nominees can be found at the link provided.
- Be Careful What You Pray For, by Kimberly Lawson Roby
- Deceit and Devotion, by R.M. Johnson
- Zahara-The Windseeker, by Nnedi Okorafor