We are thrilled to present the cover and table of contents for the 25th issue of FIYAH Literary Magazine. Cover illustrated by Raki Sy.

Cover for FIYAH Literary Magazine Issue 25

Features include:

A Small Bloody Gift – a short story by Naomi Day

Tet fe Mal – a short story by Zin E. Rocklyn

The Plaster – a short story by Laura Barker

We Grew Tall and Strong by the Water – a novelette by Leah Andelsmith

My Mother, she ate me – a poem by Akua Lezli Hope

Questions for the Coming Age of the God of Meat – a poem by Denzel Xavier Scott

Recounting the Cat-Child’s Birth to the Elders – a poem by Joanne Godley

“The Magic is in the Roots: Cultural Reconnection through Magical Realism” – an essay by Lysz Flo

“How Cyberpunk 2077 Became The Definitive Example of Afrofuturism”  – an essay by Ural Garrett

This issue will be available for individual purchase and accessible to subscribers on January 1st, 2023.

Nelson Rolon is a Black Hispanic writer based in Ohio. His debut novelette, Saudade, was published in FIYAH Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction (2018), reprinted in Lightspeed Magazine (2021), and mentioned in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy (2019). His writing explores transhumanism, interstellar migration, and faith. Nelson lives in a cozy apartment with his wife and two cats. Follow him on Twitter @oldmannelson

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