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Ignyte Awards

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Ignyte Interview Series 2021: #PublishingPaidMe- Tochi Onyebuchi

The Ignyte Community Award celebrates the Outstanding Efforts in Service of Inclusion and Equitable Practice in Genre. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, Tochi Onyebuchi is an author and an advocate for equality and inclusion in publishing working with L.L. McKinney to advocate for publishing transparency through #PublishingPaidMe. We are delighted to have him as a finalist […]

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Ignyte Interview Series 2021: #PublishingPaidMe- L.L. McKinney

The Ignyte Community Award celebrates the Outstanding Efforts in Service of Inclusion and Equitable Practice in Genre. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, L.L. Mckinney is an author and an advocate for equality and inclusion in publishing as well as the creator of hashtags #PublishingPaidMe and #WhatWoCWritersHear. We are delighted to have her as a finalist […]

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Ignyte Interview Series 2021: Diana M. Pho

The Ignyte Community Award celebrates the Outstanding Efforts in Service of Inclusion and Equitable Practice in Genre. We’re delighted to that Diana M. Pho nominated for her second Community Award. Diana is a Hugo Award-nominated developmental editor, writer and the creater of the #Edits4BlackSFF Project and essential member of the speculative community. We caught up […]

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Ignyte Interview Series 2021: Anathema: Spec from the Margins

The Ignyte Community Award celebrates the Outstanding Efforts in Service of Inclusion and Equitable Practice in Genre. Nominated in this year’s Ignytes, Anathema: Spec from the Margins  has been publishing speculative fiction from queer writers of color, giving a space to voices so often drowned out in the mainstream  and is an essential member of […]

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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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Announcing The 2021 Ignyte Awards Shortlist

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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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