Nerine Dorman

Nerine Dorman is a South African author and editor of science fiction and fantasy currently living in Cape Town. Her novel Sing Down the Stars won Gold for the Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature in 2019, and her YA fantasy novel Dragon Forged was a finalist in 2017. Her short story On the Other Side of the Sea (Omenana, 2017) was shortlisted for a 2018 Nommo award, and her novella The Firebird won a Nommo for “Best Novella” during 2019.

She is the curator of the South African Horrorfest Bloody Parchment event and short story competition and is a founding member of the SFF authors’ co-operative Skolion.


Dragon Forged (YA Fantasy)
Serpent’s Quest Quadrilogy (adult Fantasy in progress, book 1 finished)
Sun Swarm
Sing Down the Stars

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