Welcome to FIYAHCON 2021

Vajra Chandrasekera

Vajra Chandrasekera is from Colombo, Sri Lanka. He has published over fifty short stories in magazines and anthologies including Analog, Black Static, and Clarkesworld, among others, and his short fiction has been nominated for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. As a fiction editor at the Ignyte Award-winning magazine Strange Horizons, he’s had the opportunity to work closely with over a hundred writers at all stages of their careers, including many first-time authors from all over the world.


Vajra is co-judging this year’s Dream Foundry short fiction contest for beginning writers, so check out the guidelines at and send something in before October 11th!

Find Vajra on his website, or on Twitter at @_vajra.


The Chosen One
Day 3 - 17:50, Track A

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