The SFWA Blog is now offering monthly market updates. Here’s the February, 2016 report: Deadlines and Closures to Note: Original/reprint market Altered States II: A Cyberpunk Anthology ($10/story via PayPal after publication) has changed its deadline; they are now open until filled. The Angry Robot Books and Gollancz open reading periods for unagented submissions have closed. Bundoran Press […]
Registration is now open for the 2016 SFWA Nebula Conference. We hope to see you there! May 12-15th, 2016 Chicago, IL Palmer House Hilton Hotel Please visit: http://www.sfwa.org/nebula-awards/2016-nebula-conference/ for information and the link to register for the conference. Full weekend memberships can add additional items (at the bottom of the checkout screen) such as tickets […]
“Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin” is the first feature documentary film about Ursula K. Le Guin, a singular writer who defiantly held her ground on the frontier of American letters until the sheer excellence of her work, at long last, forced the mainstream to embrace fantastic literature.
Five finalists for the LFS 2016 Hall of Fame Award have been announced. The awards are given in recognition of a classic work of science fiction or fantasy with libertarian themes.
The Libertarian Futurist Society has decided to present a Special Prometheus Award for lifetime achievement to L. Neil Smith.
The Los Angeles-based arts nonprofit Clockshop announces the launch of Radio Imagination, a citywide collaboration of artistic and public programs that celebrate the life and work of Pasadena science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006).
Will sales in writing SF/F games qualify writers for membership in SFWA? In the upcoming SFWA election, Active and Lifetime members will have the chance to vote on the matter.
On behalf of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, President Cat Rambo is pleased to announce that Neil Clarke has been hired as the new editor of the organization’s flagship magazine, The Bulletin. After graduating from Drew University with a degree in Computer Science, he entered the educational technology field where he has […]
Merl “Bill” Baldwin, Jr. (b.1935) died on October 14. A lifetime active member of SFWA, Baldwin wrote the Helmsman series, beginning in 1985 and continuing through eight books, ending with The Turning Tide in 2011. He also wrote the stand-alone novels Canby’s Legion and The Enigma Strategy. Baldwin served as a lieutenant at the US […]
Is there a teen in your life who loves spaceships and shapeshifters? Do they stay up until three in the morning crafting elaborate tales of magic, murder, and missions to Mars? The Alpha Workshop for Young Writers might just be the place for them.