Welcome to FIYAHCON 2021

R.S.A. Garcia

R.S.A. writes speculative fiction, and lives in Trinidad and Tobago with an extended family and too many cats and dogs. Her debut science fiction mystery novel, Lex Talionis, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, the Silver Medal for Best Scifi/Fantasy/Horror Ebook from the Independent Publishers Awards (2015), and became an Amazon Bestseller.

She has also published short fiction in international magazines such as Clarkesworld Magazine, Escape Pod and Internazionale Magazine. Her stories have twice been finalists for Clarkesworld Magazine’s yearly Reader’s Poll. Her novelette, The Sun From Both Sides, was included in Locus magazine’s initial ballot for the 2020 Locus Awards. She has appeared in several anthologies, including the critically acclaimed The Best of World SF: Volume 1, The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 4, The Apex Book of World SF: Volume 5 and Sunspot Jungle: Volume 2. Several of her stories have been translated into Italian, Spanish and Czech. Learn more about her work at


Check out R.S.A.’s work: her novella, “Philia, Eros, Storge, Agápe, Pragma“, can be read for free in the January 2021 edition of Clarkesworld Magazine; folks can also read the preceding, connected novelette, “The Sun from Both Sides”, in “The Best of World SF: Volume 1“, available now; also find her critically acclaimed Amazon bestselling scifi mystery, “Lex Talionis” here. Find R.S.A. on her website, or on Twitter at @rsagarcia and on Facebook.



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