FIYAH’s Querying Primer

The last couple of weeks have seen an outpouring of invitations to Black writers to submit works to agents and editors. As many of us are new to the traditional publishing process, or are transitioning from self-pub, here's a long-ish primer on what it means to query. What is a query? A query is essentially Read more
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Artist Interview: Cyan Daly

Artist Cyan Daly is responsible for the sweltering FIYAH #15 cover art! We asked her a bit about her unique art style and the work she’s excited about. 1) What inspired you to originally want to be an artist? Like many people, I wanted to be able to draw my favorite anime characters with accuracy. Read more

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Issue 15 ToC+Cover Announcement

We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 15th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine.   Features include: Red Cloth, White Giraffe – a short story by Yvette Lisa Ndlovu The Last Testament – a short story by Aurelius Raines II The Black Menagerie – a short story by Endria Isa Read more

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Issue 14 ToC+Cover Announcement

We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 14th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine. Features include: Guardian of the Gods – a short story by Tobi Ogundiran Uniform – a short story by Errick Nunnally A Terminal Kind of Love – a short story by Veronica Henry A Bonus for Read more

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Artist Interview: Dominique Ramsey

Artist Dominique Ramsey is responsible for the FIYAH #14 cover art! We asked her a bit about her unique art style and the work she’s excited about. 1) What inspired you to originally want to be an artist? I was inspired to become an artist from watching cartoons as a child; learning about artists Albrecht Read more

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Artist Interview: Steffi Walthall

Artist Steffi Walthall is responsible for the FIYAH #13 cover art, the first animated cover we’ve commissioned! We asked her a bit about her unique art style and the work she’s excited about. 1) What inspired you to originally want to be an artist? I feel like it’s pretty common for most artists to say Read more

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Issue 13 Cover+ToC Announcement

We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 13th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine, opening up our fourth year of publication. Features include: All That the Storm Took – a short story by Yah Yah Scholfield Roots on Ya – a short story LH Moore Lusca – a short story Read more

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FIYAH 2019 Award Eligibility

Another wonderful year is in the bag here at FIYAH. On top of the 17 original stories, 8 poems, and 4 cover artists gracing the pages of our latest issues, the staff also got to meet one another for the first time ever to celebrate our Hugo nomination! As always, we are immensely grateful for Read more

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Artist Interview: Sophia Zarders

Artist Sophia Zarders is responsible for the FIYAH #12 cover art. We asked her a bit about her unique art style and the work she’s excited about. 1) What inspired you to originally want to be an artist? I’ve actually been an artist since childhood! I was that class artist kid and loved drawing dogs, Read more

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Issue 12: CHAINS Cover+ToC Announcement

We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 12th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine. The theme is CHAINS. Features include: Midnight Host – a short story by Gregory Neil Harris Corialis – a short story T.L. Huchu Reclaiming Tess – a short story by Brittany Smith An Irrational Love – Read more

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