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Venue and Schedule Update

We are less than a month away from the big event. Here are some recent posts you should review if you are planning to attend:   COVID-19 Policy (lol just kidding)   Schedule You can now preview the main event schedule here. The BonFIYAH schedule will be added early next week. Panelists will be added […]

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Ignyte Interview Series 2021: Writing the Other

The Ignyte Community Award celebrates outstanding efforts in service of inclusion and equitable practice in Genre. We’re thrilled to welcome back for their second nomination, Writing the Other. As an organization Writing the Other  is an invaluable SFF community resource that includes a textbook, online website, classes, workshops, retreats, and seminars that teach writers how […]

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Ignyte Interview Series 2021: Clarion West

The Ignyte Ember Award celebrates the unsung contributions of people in the speculative fiction community. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, Clarion West has served the community as an iconic educational program focused on speculative fiction. We are honored to count Clarion among our finalists and have interviewed the team here about their work. Clarion West […]

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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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FIYAHCON “Fringe” is now “BonFIYAH!”

BONFIYAH Registration Free

We are tremendously excited and honored to announce that FIYAHCON Fringe will now be called BonFIYAH going forward. Although we’re proud of everything we’ve accomplished under the name Fringe, it has never been truly ours. We borrowed it from CoNZealand Fringe, who in turn drew on a rich tradition of events centering voices outside the […]

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Announcing The 2021 Ignyte Awards Shortlist

Ignyte Awards 2021 logo

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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