Riya M. Cyriac is a published writer, dancer, speaker, blogger and founder and Executive Director of The Young Writers Initiative, an international nonprofit dedicated to servicing young writers all across the globe.

Riya is based in Texas, where she is currently a high school senior. She will pursue business, law, and humanities in University. She aspires to publish a book and continue to help young writers share their stories as well.

Read My Work

We Were Architects of The Future

forthcoming March 2021


Iridescent Glaze God Feeds

January 2021

The Augment Review, pg 47


January 2021

Tether’s End Magazine

You Taught Me To Love The Cello

December 2020

Forthcoming in the Anser Journal

To Bury Her

December 2020

Published in The Lumiere Review, this poem is about the current humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

Knotted Hair

November 2020

Published in Poetics

Children Like Needles

October 2020

Winner of the Horse Egg Literary Magazine’s Short Form Poetry Contest

Ripened Fruit

June 2020

Published in the Bitter Fruit Review, Ripened Fruit is a poem about the current situation in Yemen. It’s on page 28

Greatest In The Room

June 2020

Published in the Just My Cup of Tea Magazine, Greatest in The Room is an article about success.

Yonder Lies The Sunrays & Moon and Her Children

Feb 24, 2020

Published in The Ambient Heights Anthology, Yonder Lies The Sunrays (short story) and The Moon in Her Children (poem) are two pieces about family and life. They’re both on my blog

My Blog

The Enthusiast is a think tank of my late night thoughts, revelations, and writing advice.