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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dear SFWA members: I’m running for the position of Vice President. For the last two years, I’ve been privileged to work with a extremely active and committed board as Secretary of SFWA. We’ve made great strides in organizational issues, such as the new Nebula rules, the new website, and the draft of the new bylaws. […]
Dear SFWA members: I am standing for the position of Overseas Regional Director, which went unfilled in the last election. As Australian members of SFWA now outnumber any other nationality (except those from the UK) I’ve been encouraged to stand in order to provide a strong international voice on the committee. I offer my experience […]
The 28th was the last day to decide if you wanted to opt out of the Google Book Settlement. If you did nothing, by the terms of the settlement, you are automatically “opted” in. Here are some links we hope might help. SFWA’s official position on the Google Book Settlement Google Book Settlement website The Google […]
Each year SFWA, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, presents the prestigious Nebula Awards® for the year’s best literary and dramatic works of speculative fiction. This year SFWA’s Nebula Awards® Weekend will be May 14-16 in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on Cape Canaveral.