FIYAH’s adding more non-fiction to what we do, and new opportunities require more hands. To that end, we want you to join us in welcoming new editors Chavonne Brown and Margeaux Weston to the team!
Chavonne Brown – Incoming Web Editor
Chavonne Brown (he/him) is a Black British screenwriter, playwright, game writer, and poet, currently undergoing a Creative Writing PhD at Lancaster University in the UK. He researches the use of SFF to reclaim and reimagine minority histories, with a particular concern for the presentation of blackness and queerness in visual storytelling. His short stories have been printed in the Birmingham Literary Journal and selected poems of his can be found in Porridge Magazine. View his body of work on chavbrown.wordpress.com, find him on Twitter @theliberalcynic, and see the game he’s been working on @daemonologierpg on basically every social platform.
Chavonne will be acquiring creative non-fiction essays, criticism, and analysis on all topics relevant to Black SFF to be featured on the FIYAH blog. Stay tuned for submission information coming soon.
Margeaux Weston – Incoming Non-Fiction Editor
Margeaux Weston is an editor and writer. A Louisiana native, she provides editorial services at Little Blk Books. She has written non-fiction books for young readers, and has authored entertainment articles for several media outlets. She can be found on twitter @MargeauxWeston
As the Non-Fiction Editor, Margeaux will be acquiring non-fiction pieces for inclusion in FIYAH’s quarterly issues. Stay tuned for submissions information.
We are thrilled to have such talent join our ranks, and to be able to offer you more FIYAH content and our pages as an outlet for Black critics and essayists in the future. Follow Margeaux and Chavonne on Twitter, and be on the lookout for new updates to our submission guidelines.