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Celebrate the Ignyte Award Winners 2022!

See the complete results below. 

Ignyte Award winners 2022

Since their inauguration in 2020, the annual Ignyte Awards—which are presented by FIYAH Literary Magazinehave recognized "the vibrancy and diversity of the current and future landscapes of science fiction, fantasy, and horror." 

The Ignyte Awards recognize works of fiction as well as critics, artists, and other members of the speculative fiction community. This year's winners were announced Saturday, September 17th at a virtual ceremony hosted by Brent Lambert, and will receive trophies featuring art by Grace P. Fong. See the full list of winners below! 

Best Novel (Adult)

Best Novel: Young Adult

Best in Middle Grade

Best Novella

Best Novelette


The Future Library

By Peng Shepherd

Best Short Story Winner:If the Martians Have Magic“, P. Djèlí Clark 

Best in Speculative Poetry Winner: “Post Massacre Psyche Evaluation“, Abu Bakr Sadiq 

Critics Award Winner: Alex Brown

Best Fiction Podcast Winner: khōréō

Best Artist Winner: Morgan Madeline

Best Comics Team Winner:  Nubia: Real One, L.L. McKinney & Robyn Smith 

Best Anthology/Collected Works Winner: We’re Here: The Best Queer Speculative Fiction 2020, C.L. Clark & Charles Payseur, eds. 

Best in Creative Nonfiction Winner:We Are the Mountain: A Look at the Inactive Protagonist“, Vida Cruz 

The Ember Award Winner: Tananarive Due

The Community Award Winner: The Submission Grinder

[via Tor.com]