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FIYAHCON is now on Airmeet

fiyahcon 2021 + airmeet

FIYAHCON 2021 is happening on the Airmeet platform! Last year was great with our cobbled-together System of Stuff, but we’re excited for a more streamlined, comprehensive experience that also allows us to do a few additional, neat things with the event.   Some fun perks: More interactive panels -The audience now has the ability to […]

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A Statement on Gaza and our Solidarity with the Palestinian People

"Free Palestine" next to the digital FIYAH fist

The Team at FIYAHCON stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine in their ongoing struggle for freedom and self-determination against the perpetually escalating violence of colonialism. In the same way we supported the National Bail Fund Network in 2020, this year’s event will seek to distribute charitable funds to Palestinian community organizations and mutual […]

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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 Bookshop.org

FIYAHCON Presents Ignyte Award Finalists on Bookshop.org

You can now find the list of 2020 Ignyte Awards finalists and winners over Bookshop.org! 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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