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Quick Updates for 2010-02-23

Nice coverage of China Miéville's and @cmpriest's reactions to their Nebula nominations, in the Guardian. http://is.gd/8Wjer # Congratulations to SFWA member @YasmineGalenorn. Nominated for a '09 PEARL in Urban Fantasy for Demon Mistress! http://3.ly/dVA2 # SFWA member @joannemerriam's Alzheimer's/vampire story went live at Strange Horizons today: http://is.gd/8WSwT # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member Michele […]

2009 Nebula Finalist fiction for SFWA members

If you are a SFWA member, did you know that almost all of the nominees for the Nebulas are posted in the members-only Discussion Forums? That’s right. You could download and read anything from “Hooves and the Hovel of Abdel Jameela,” by Saladin Ahmed (Clockwork Phoenix 2, Norilana Books, Jul09) to The City & The […]

Beware of Fake Awards

Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Here’s a story that, for sheer weight of irony, I wish like anything I’d been the one to break. But author and publisher Michael N. Marcus beat me to it, in a recent post on his Book Making blog. Everyone loves an award, right? Awards acknowledge excellence and […]

Quick Updates for 2010-02-20

Not long now… How are you all doing this morning? # Does anyone have predictions? A hint. There's a nominee with a definite article in the title. # @CherylMorgan I am giving nothing away! But you might be right. in reply to CherylMorgan # Hint number 2: Six of the nominated stories are novellas. # […]

2009 Nebula Awards Final Ballot

SFWA is proud to announce the nominees for the 2009 Nebula Awards.

The Nebula Awards are voted on, and presented by, active members of SFWA. The awards will be announced at the Nebula Awards Banquet the evening of May 15 at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, just 20 minutes from the Kennedy Space Center in Fla. Other awards to be presented are the Andre Norton Award for Excellence in Science Fiction or Fantasy for Young Adults, the Bradbury Award for excellence in screenwriting and the Solstice Award for outstanding contribution to the field.

2010: A Space Oddity

David Kopaska-Merkel, Lou Anders, Jack McDevitt and Joanne Merriam will be reading and participating in panel discussions at the brand  new mini-con 2010: A Space Oddity in Tuscaloosa, AL. David and Joanne  (and a third panelist TBD) will be doing a Q&A on submission  etiquette, and there will be a panel on character and story development, […]