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Announcing The 2021 Ignyte Awards Shortlist

The FIYAHCON 2021 Committee is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2021 Ignyte Awards. The Awards seek to celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of the current and future landscapes of science fiction, fantasy, and horror by recognizing incredible feats in storytelling and outstanding efforts toward inclusivity of the genre. To that effect, the committee […]

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FIYAHCON 2020 is a Hugo Finalist!

2021 Best Related Work Hugo Ballot

We are thrilled to announce that our inaugural event, FIYAHCON 2020 has been selected as a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Related Work! We are excited to be alongside friends and colleagues across the ballot for their amazing contributions to spec lit and the community, including a Best Semiprozine nomination for FIYAH Magazine. […]

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Ignyte Finalists on

FIYAHCON Presents Ignyte Award Finalists on

You can now find the list of 2020 Ignyte Awards finalists and winners over! As we’re an affiliate, buying through our list tosses us a few coins, so definitely check it out and be on the lookout for the addition of the 2021 finalists when we announce on April 15th. CLick the image below […]

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Meet the 2021 Guests of Honor!

Guests of Honor Vita Ayala, Njeri, and Malka Older

Speculative fiction exists as an ecosystem that extends to far more than just prose writers. We rely on poets, illustrators, visual storytellers, reviewers, and academics to deepen our understanding of our favorite fictional worlds and the relationships we develop with our favorite (and not-so-favorite) characters. We are thrilled to have representatives from prose, criticism, and […]

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2020 FIYAHCON Retrospective

Originally posted on Director L.D. Lewis’s personal blog FIYAHCON has come and gone for most, but I’m still plugging away, getting videos uploaded to the archives and sending our payments and the remaining Ignyte Award trophies out to finalists. I can’t wait to get my dining room table back. This started out as a mission, […]

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Ignyte Announcements: Your Host, Your Trophies, All of That

The first ever Ignyte Awards are around the corner and the last pieces are sliding into place. The awards ceremony will be hosted on the FIYAHCON “Lawn”, the area of our virtual “convention center” open to the public with free access for all. Other Lawn events include the convention Opening and Closing Ceremonies. And now […]

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