2022 Ignyte Awards Winners

The Ignyte Awards Committee announced the winners of the 2022 Ignyte Awards via YouTube and Twitter. The Ignyte Awards “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.”

Best Novel — Adult

Best Novel — YA

Best in Middle Grade

Best Novella

Best Novelette

Best Short Story

Best in Speculative Poetry

Critics Award

  • WINNER: Alex Brown
  • Arley Sorg
  • Akilah White
  • Rich in Color
  • Thistle & Verse

Best Fiction Podcast

Best Artist

  • WINNER: Morgan Madeline
  • Tommy Arnold
  • Paul Kellam
  • John Picacio
  • Raymond Sebastien

Best Comics Team

  • Abbott 1973, Saladin Ahmed & Sami Kivelä (BOOM! Studios)
  • Shadow Life, Hiromi Goto & Ann Xu (First Second)
  • Count, Ibrahim Moustafa, Brad Simpson & Hassan Otsame-Elhaou (Humanoids, Inc.)
  • Squad, Maggie Tokuda-Hall & Lisa Sterle (Harper Alley/Greenwillow)

Best Anthology/Collected Works

Best in Creative Nonfiction

The Ember Award

  • WINNER: Tananarive Due
  • Maurice Broaddus
  • Malinda Lo
  • Julia Rios
  • Sheree Renée Thomas

The Community Award

  • WINNER: The Submission Grinder
  • Anathema
  • dave ring
  • khōréō
  • We Need Diverse Books

Finalists were selected by the Ignyte Awards Committee, with winners decided by a public vote. For more information, see the Ignyte Awards website.

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