The 2021

Ingyte Awards

The IGNYTE Awards

In the tradition of FIYAH, when we see a need going unfulfilled, we correct it. To that effect, we are thrilled to announce the creation of the Ignyte Awards series as part of the inaugural FIYAHCON event. 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.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

Best Novel – Adult
Best Novel – YA
Best in MG
Best Novella
Best Novelette
Best Short Story
Speculative Poetry
Critics Award
Best Fiction Podcast
Best Artist
Best Comics Team
Best Anthology/Collected Works
Best in Creative Nonfiction

The Ember Award for Unsung Contributions to Genre

Community Award for Outstanding Efforts in Service of Inclusion and Equitable Practice in Genre

IGNYTE Award voting is now closed.

Finalists will be announced Thursday, April 15th, at which point we will open voting to the broader SFF community through Monday, May 31st. Winners will be announced the weekend of the convention..


Check back March 15th. Early Bird passes are $40USD, include FIYAHCON branded swag packs, and are limited to the first 200 ticketholders. In the meantime, stay up to date through our newsletter.