“Ife-Iyoku, the Tale of Imadeyunuagbon” by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki (Dominion) won the 2020 Otherwise Award (formerly the James Tiptree, Jr. Award), given annually to works of science fiction or fantasy that explore and expand gender roles. Ekpeki will receive $1,000, original artwork, and chocolate.
The award jury released an “honor list” recognizing other noteworthy works:
- City of a Thousand Feelings, Anya Johanna DeNiro (Aqueduct)
- “Helicopter Story”, Isabel