We had a stunningly run Nebula Award Weekend with only the most minor technical hangups and wonderful participation by members and industry luminaries. Contrasted against this wonderful weekend was an error at the award ceremony that is particularly painful. Due to a combination of unintentional missteps, the presentation of the Special Honoree award to Frank […]
The 2013 Nebula Awards were presented May 17, 2014 at the SFWA’s 49th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend in San Jose CA. And the winners are…
by Juliette Wade
I love to use non-English languages in a story. To me, a foreign language behaves like a form of music – it creates mood and atmosphere for the readers who don’t understand it, and it further creates a layer of meaning for those readers who do understand it.
I can’t tell you much about the experience of writing a graphic novel in general. I can only tell you specifically about my experience for this particular graphic novel I’ve been writing for the past six months.
Open Road Media presents Samuel R. Delaney, our 2014 Grand Master.
“I consider Delany not only one of the most important SF writers of the present generation, but a fascinating writer in general who has invented a new style.” —Umberto Eco
The Libertarian Futurist Society has chosen Vernor Vinge to receive a Special Prometheus Award in 2014 for lifetime achievement.
SFWA will once again be present at BookExpo America, May 29-June 1. While we won’t be participating in panels, we will have a table and will host signings.
Baen Books, in association with the popular gaming convention Gen Con, has launched a new annual fantasy genre contest that will present the winning entrant with the inaugural Baen Fantasy Adventure Award.
The 2014 Andre Norton Award committee has been chosen, and will begin accepting books for consideration. Any young adult/middle grade prose or graphic work first published in English in 2014 is eligible.
SFWA is delighted to announce that this year’s Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. Service to SFWA award goes to Michael Armstrong. A long-time resident of Homer, Alaska, Michael attended Clarion in 1975, graduated from New College of Florida in 1977, and earned an MFA from the University of Alaska, Anchorage in 1986. His thesis novel sold to Warner and was published […]