Emezi Wins 2019 Otherwise Award

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi (Grove) won the 2019 Otherwise Award (formerly the James Tiptree, Jr. Award), given annually to works of science fiction or fantasy that explore and expand gender roles. Emezi will receive $1,000, original artwork, and chocolate.

The award jury released an “honor list” recognizing other noteworthy works:

The 2019 jurors included Mariana Calderon, Debbie Notkin, Trish Salah, and Bogi Takács.

For more information, see the Otherwise Award website.

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