Artist Interview: Tajae Keith

Tajae Keith is the artist behind our Issue 18 lagoon monster. We chatted with her a bit about her work and aspirations. 1: What inspired you to originally want to be an artist? Well just like any kid I did a lot of scribbling growing up! Sometime before middle school I got really into the Read more

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Issue #18 TOC + Cover Announcement

We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 18th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine. Features include: The White Road or How a Crow Carried Death Over a River – a short story by Marika Bailey Fatal Conditions – a short story by Chris Campbell Rememory – a short story by Read more

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The FIYAH Team Grows!

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 Read more

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Artist Interview: Nilah Magruder

The incomparable Nilah Magruder joins FIYAH’s family of artists as the creator of our Issue #17 cover! We asked her about her craft and some of the other stuff she’s into in an interview below. 1) What inspired you to originally want to be an artist? ORIGINALLY originally – it’s because I was pretty bad Read more

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FIYAH 2020 Award Eligibility

2020 was A LOT, y’all. In a year that was harrowing for all of us, we managed to drop 4 complete issues, including a JOY issue, which… we’re just glad was possible. These issues included 17 stories, 9 poems, and 4 new covers all by Black creators the world over. In a changing of the Read more

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Issue #17 TOC + Cover Announcement

We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 17th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine. Features include: The Techwork Horse – a short story by M. H. Ayinde Baby Brother – a short story by Kalynn Bayron Delete Your First Memory For Free – a short story by Kel Coleman Demon Read more

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RESULTS: The 2020 Ignyte Awards

From the convention website 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 Read more

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Artist Interview: Odera Igbokwe

Odera Igbokwe is the artist behind FIYAH #16’s JOY cover. We asked them a bit about their process and the artists they’re excited about in our quarterly Artist Interview. 1) What inspired you to originally want to be an artist? Play and creativity has always been a part of my being, whether that was specifically Read more

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Issue #16: JOY ToC+Cover Announcement

We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 16th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine, themed “Joy”. Features include: Interstate Africana – a short story by WC Dunlap Ambrosia – a short story by Margaret Saunders Silver Door Diner – a short story by Bishop Garrison That Which Smells Bad – Read more

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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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