Welcome to FIYAHCON 2021

Kola Heyward-Rotimi

Kola is a writer and new media artist/scholar from Durham, NC. He’s currently a Faculty Research Assistant at the University of Maryland’s African American History, Culture, and Digital Humanities initiative (AADHum), where he studies how different societies engage with and create virtual spaces. You can find his fiction in Clarkesworld and FIYAH Magazine.


Kola’s science-fantasy novelette, “An Exploration of Nichole Otieno’s Early Filmography (1232-1246),” is coming out in Strange Horizons. Kola also has a science-fiction short story called “Qubit Guarantee” coming out in the second issue of COMPOST Magazine, and his essay on contemporary, non-spec fiction utilizing cyberpunk tropes will be published in Blood Knife.

Find Kola at his website, or on Twitter at @KolaHR.



Cyberpunk: A New Landscape
Day 3 - 10:10, Track A

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