We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 19th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine. The theme for this issue is Sound & Color.

cover art for FIYAH #19: Sound and Color. An astronaut reclines on padded flora on an alien planet, beside a river and a pink, three-eyed tiger circles them.Features include:

To Rest & To Create – a short story by LA Knight
Where the Sky Becomes Milk – a short story by Jamie McGhee
Morning – a short story by Diane Russell
Lungs – a short story by Lily Watson
Meditations on Sun-Ra’s Bassim – a short story by Yah Yah Scholfield

Astral – a poem by Aliyah Curry
Home’s Threnody – a poem by Olaitan Humble

What to the Black Man is Patriotism?: Patriotism and the MCUs Black Captain America – an essay by E. Chad Metz



This issue will be available for individual purchase and accessible to subscribers July 1, 2021.

L.D. Lewis is an award-winning SF/F writer and editor, and publisher at Fireside Magazine. She serves as a founding creator and Project Manager for the World Fantasy and Hugo Award-winning FIYAH Literary Magazine. She also serves as the founding Director of FIYAHCON, boardmember for Diverse Voices, Inc., Researcher for the LeVar Burton Reads podcast, and pays the bills as the Awards Manager for the Lambda Literary Foundation. She frequently authors studies about the treatment and experiences of racially/ethnically marginalized authors in speculative literature. She is the author of A Ruin of Shadows (Dancing Star Press, 2018) and her published short fiction and poetry includes appearances in FIYAH, PodCastle, Strange Horizons, Anathema: Spec from the Margins, Lightspeed, and Neon Hemlock, among others. She lives in Georgia, on perpetual deadline, with her coffee habit, two very photogenic kittens, and an impressive Funko Pop! collection. Tweet her @ellethevillain.

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