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Amazon stops carrying Macmillan titles

In an apparent pricing dispute, Amazon.com has removed Macmillan titles from its lists.   According to the NY Times: “Macmillan, like other publishers, has asked Amazon to raise to the price of e-books from $9.99 to around $15. Amazon is expressing its strong disagreement by temporarily removing Macmillan books,” Edited to add: 1/30/2010 Macmillon’s CEO confirms […]

Candidate for Treasuer: Amy Sterling Casil

Hi fellow SFWAns – I am running for Treasurer for the third and last year. I hope that I’ll be able to give our new leadership and a newly reincorporated SFWA the sound foundation that it needs. Whether it’s done in a contemporary manner using internet tools or done in the traditional way it was […]

Candidate for Treasurer: Eric Fullilove

Personal Statement: My name is Eric Fullilove and I am running for Treasurer of the SFWA.  In addition to being a published author, I am an MIT graduate, a CPA, and have been helping ensure the financial integrity of organizations for 30 years. I currently am the Chief Audit Officer of World Vision International, the […]

Candidate for President: John Scalzi

Dear SFWA members: Hi there, I’m John Scalzi and I am running for President of SFWA. I. INTRODUCTION For those of you who don’t know me, allow me to tell you a little about myself. I’ve been a member of SFWA since 2003. Pretty much my first act upon receiving my signed contracts for my […]

Candidate for Secretary: Robert J. Howe

Dear Colleagues: I’m running for the position of secretary in SFWA. I have been an active member since 1992, and a graduate of Clarion (East), ’85. I’ve published short fiction in Salon.com, the magazines, Analog, Electric Velocipede, Pandora, Pulphouse, Tales of the Unanticipated, Weird Tales, the Russian science fiction magazine Esli (If), and the anthology […]