Ignyte AwardShortlist


Other Names: Ignyte Award shortlist
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The Ignyte Awards began in 2020 alongside the inaugural FIYAHCON, a virtual convention centering the contributions and experiences of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) in Speculative show more Fiction. Founded by L. D. Lewis and Suzan Palumbo, the awards were an attempt to correct representative gaps in traditional spec lit awards and have grown into a coveted and cherished addition to the awards landscape. The Ignytes 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. show less
All, Winner (29), Shortlist (134)
All, 2023 (30), 2022 (32), 2021 (31), 2020 (41)

Shortlist 134

Reclaim the Stars: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space by Zoraida CórdovaAnthology/Collection2023
Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century by Kim FuAnthology/Collection2023
Voodoonauts Presents: (Re)Living Mythology by Shingai Njeri KagundaAnthology/Collection2023
The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer by Janelle MonáeAnthology/Collection2023
Night of the Living Rez: Stories by Morgan TaltyAnthology/Collection2023
Squire by Nadia ShammasComics Team2023
Where Black Stars Rise by Nadia ShammasComics Team2023
Witchlings by Claribel A. OrtegaMiddle Grade2023
Ruby Finley vs. the Interstellar Invasion by K. Tempest BradfordMiddle Grade2023
The Marvellers by Dhonielle ClaytonMiddle Grade2023
You Only Live Once, David Bravo by Mark OshiroMiddle Grade2023
The Last Mapmaker by Christina SoontornvatMiddle Grade2023
The Blood Trials by N.E. DavenportNovel – Adult2023
The Spear Cuts Through Water by Simon JimenezNovel – Adult2023
Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution by R.F. KuangNovel – Adult2023
Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi PatelNovel – Adult2023
Siren Queen by Nghi VoNovel – Adult2023
Bloodmarked by Tracy DeonnNovel – YA2023
The Kindred by Alechia DowNovel – YA2023
Blood Scion by Deborah FalayeNovel – YA2023
Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemoreNovel – YA2023
Ballad & Dagger by Daniel José OlderNovel – YA2023
Men, Women, and Chainsaws: A Tor.com Original by Stephen Graham JonesNovelette2023
Into the Riverlands by Nghi VoNovella2023
Empire of the Feast by Bendi BarrettNovella2023
Even Though I Knew the End by C. L. PolkNovella2023
Helpmeet by Naben RuthnumNovella2023
The Lady of the Yellow-Painted Library by Tobi OgundiranShort Story2023
Girl Oil: A Tor.com Original by Grace P. FongShort Story2023
Year of the Unicorn Kidz by Jason B CrawfordSpeculative Poetry2023
We’re Here: The Best Queer Speculative Fiction 2020 by Charles PayseurAnthology/Collection2022
Speculative Fiction for Dreamers: A Latinx Anthology by Alex HernandezAnthology/Collection2022
Reconstruction: Stories by Alaya Dawn JohnsonAnthology/Collection2022
Midnight Doorways: Fables from Pakistan by Usman T. MalikAnthology/Collection2022
Never Have I Ever: Stories by Isabel YapAnthology/Collection2022
Nubia: Real One by L. L. McKinneyComics Team2022
Abbott: 1973 by Saladin AhmedComics Team2022
Shadow Life by Hiromi GotoComics Team2022
Count by Ibrahim MoustafaComics Team2022
Squad by Maggie Tokuda-HallComics Team2022
Root Magic by Eden RoyceMiddle Grade2022
Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. AlstonMiddle Grade2022
Tristan Strong Keeps Punching by Kwame MbaliaMiddle Grade2022
The Insiders by Mark OshiroMiddle Grade2022
A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí ClarkNovel – Adult2022
Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka AokiNovel – Adult2022
Black Water Sister by Zen ChoNovel – Adult2022
The Unbroken by C.L. ClarkNovel – Adult2022
Sorrowland by Rivers SolomonNovel – Adult2022
A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little BadgerNovel – YA2022
The Wild Ones by Nafiza AzadNovel – YA2022
This Poison Heart by Kalynn BayronNovel – YA2022
Redemptor by Jordan IfuekoNovel – YA2022
White Smoke by Tiffany D. JacksonNovel – YA2022
The Future Library {short fiction} by Peng ShepherdNovelette2022
Colors of the Immortal Palette {novelette} by Caroline M. YoachimNovelette2022
And This Is How to Stay Alive by Shingai Njeri KagundaNovella2022
Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de BodardNovella2022
Philia, Eros, Storge, Agápe, Pragma by R. S. A. GarciaNovella2022
Nothing But Blackened Teeth by Cassandra KhawNovella2022
Flowers for the Sea by Zin E. RocklynNovella2022
If the Martians Have Magic by P. Djèlí ClarkShort Story2022
A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope by Patrice CaldwellAnthology/Collection2021
Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite by Zoraida CórdovaAnthology/Collection2021
Glitter + Ashes : Queer tales of a world that wouldn't die by dave ringAnthology/Collection2021
Nine Bar Blues by Sheree Renee ThomasAnthology/Collection2021
Love after the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction by Joshua WhiteheadAnthology/Collection2021
Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. ButlerComics Team2021
Cuisine Chinoise: Five Tales of Food and Life by Zao DaoComics Team2021
Far Sector by N. K. JemisinComics Team2021
You Brought Me The Ocean by Alex SanchezComics Team2021
Ghost Squad by Claribel A. OrtegaMiddle Grade2021
Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena BarronMiddle Grade2021
Curse of the Wish Eater by Mike FordMiddle Grade2021
Race to the Sun by Rebecca RoanhorseMiddle Grade2021
A Wish in the Dark by Christina SoontornvatMiddle Grade2021
Black Sun by Rebecca RoanhorseNovel – Adult2021
Vagabonds by Jingfang HaoNovel – Adult2021
The City We Became by N. K. JemisinNovel – Adult2021
The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham JonesNovel – Adult2021
Legendborn by Tracy DeonnNovel – YA2021
Elatsoe by Darcie Little BadgerNovel – YA2021
A Song Below Water by Bethany C. MorrowNovel – YA2021
A Sky Beyond the Storm by Sabaa TahirNovel – YA2021
The Inaccessibility of Heaven by Aliette de BodardNovelette2021
The Night Sun by Zin E. RocklynNovelette2021
Riot Baby by Tochi OnyebuchiNovella2021
Ring Shout by P. Djèlí ClarkNovella2021
Stone and Steel by Eboni DunbarNovella2021
The Four Profound Weaves by R. B. LembergNovella2021
The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi VoNovella2021
You Perfect, Broken Thing by C.L. ClarkShort Story2021
My Country is a Ghost by Eugenia TriantafyllouShort Story2021
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Nisi ShawlAnthology/Collection2020
This Place: 150 Years Retold by Alicia ElliottAnthology/Collection2020
A People's Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers by Victor LaValleAnthology/Collection2020
Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation by Ken LiuAnthology/Collection2020
The Mythic Dream by Navah WolfeAnthology/Collection2020
These Savage Shores Volume One by Ram VComics Team2020
Blackbird Volume 1 by Sam HumphriesComics Team2020
Coda Vol. 1 by Simon SpurrierComics Team2020
Bitter Root Volume 1: Family Business by David F. WalkerComics Team2020
AfroSurrealism (Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture) by Rochelle SpencerCreative Nonfiction2020
The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games (Postmillennial Pop) by Ebony Elizabeth ThomasCreative Nonfiction2020
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame MbaliaMiddle Grade2020
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos HernandezMiddle Grade2020
The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica KhouryMiddle Grade2020
Just South of Home by Karen StrongMiddle Grade2020
Other Words for Home by Jasmine WargaMiddle Grade2020
Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-GarciaNovel – Adult2020
The Kingdom of Copper by S. A. ChakrabortyNovel – Adult2020
The Dragon Republic by R.F. KuangNovel – Adult2020
Jade War by Fonda LeeNovel – Adult2020
The Midnight Bargain by C. L. PolkNovel – Adult2020
Storm of Locusts by Rebecca RoanhorseNovel – Adult2020
We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah FaizalNovel – YA2020
The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle ClaytonNovel – YA2020
Pet by Akwaeke EmeziNovel – YA2020
Raybearer by Jordan IfuekoNovel – YA2020
SLAY by Brittney MorrisNovel – YA2020
War Girls by Tochi OnyebuchiNovel – YA2020
Emergency Skin by N. K. JemisinNovelette2020
Omphalos {novelette} by Ted ChiangNovelette2020
Circus Girl, The Hunter, and Mirror Boy by Neon YangNovelette2020
The Archronology of Love by Caroline M. YoachimNovelette2020
This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-MohtarNovella2020
The Haunting of Tram Car 015 by P. Djèlí ClarkNovella2020
The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday by Saad Z. HossainNovella2020
The Deep by Rivers SolomonNovella2020
The Survival of Molly Southbourne by Tade ThompsonNovella2020
Dune Song by Anissa M. BouzianeShort Story2020
Canst Thou Draw Out the Leviathan {short story} by Christopher CaldwellShort Story2020
And Now His Lordship Is Laughing {story} by Shiv RamdasShort Story2020
Ten Excerpts from an Annotated Bibliography on the Cannibal Women of Ratnabar Island {story} by Nibedita SenShort Story2020


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