|JJ #16 awesome cover design by Joey Hi-Fi|
Since my last post, AfroSF has been published, both the London Southbank Centre and Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol had Science Fiction in African Literature and Film events, Jungle Jim issue 16 was a South African Sci-Fi edition (how cool is that cover?), Nnedi Okorafor's new novel, Lagoon, will be published sometime in 2014 and there has been a call for submissions for volume 2 of AfroSF. There's also Spider Stories - a sci-fi comic set in an African inspired world created by two Nigerian-American brothers.
In his article, "Africa in Science Fiction", Nick Wood, SF and Fantasy writer, lists a couple more places African SF stories can be found: The Apex Book of World SF 2 (2012) and the Future Lovecraft (2011) anthology. I also know Egypt has an SF scene - mostly written in Arabic. Although Utopia by Ahmed Khaled Towfik which was published in 2008 was translated by Chip Rossetti in 2011. If you're interested in Arabic SF, Arabic Literature (in English) has very interesting posts on the topic.
With that said, here are a few more books to add to your African SF reading list. My first post can be found here.