Jay Lake (b. Joseph E. Lake, Jr. 1964) died on June 1. Lake began publishing stories in 2001 with the story, “The Courtesy of Guests” and went on to win the Campbell Award for best new author in 2004. His win inspired him to create a set of artifacts around the award, including the Campbell tiara, which […]
SFWA Signing Schedule at BookExpo America
by Barbara A. Barnett
So my takeaway from all this babbling is this: how you write isn’t always about getting words down. Sometimes it’s about looking at other aspects of your life and figuring out if there are changes you can make that will improve your ability to get those words down.
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.