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Quick Updates for 2011-04-30

@Shirin_Dubbin @jayewells If you look at sub-genres, no category dominates the Nebula awards. UF is part of Fantasy. # @JeannieHolmes @StaciaKane @jayewells Clearly we are using dif. defs of urban fantasy. "American Gods" is UF but not paranormal romance. # @jayewells @JeannieHolmes @StaciaKane Which is what? # @jayewells I didn't see what your big question […]

In Memoriam: Joanna Russ (1937-2011)

Joanna Russ (b.1937) died on April 29, 2011, two days after entering hospice.  Russ was admitted to hospice following a series of strokes. Russ received a BA from Cornell in 1957 where she studied under Vladimir Nabokov.  She began publishing science fiction in 1959 with the short story “Nor Custom Stale.”  In 1960, she earned […]

Quick Updates for 2011-04-26

Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member @marygthompson, author of Wuftoom (Clarion Books, 2012) http://www.marygthompson.com/ # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active member Barb Hendee, author of Of Truth and Beasts (9th in a series) http://www.barbhendee.com/ # Welcome to SFWA's newest Associate member Paul Celmer, with a sale to Bull Spec # Welcome to SFWA's newest Active […]

Quick Updates for 2011-04-19

Welcome to SFWA's newest Affiliate member Jason V. Brock, editor of Dark Discoveries. # Welcome to SFWA's newest Associate member Donald Norum with a sale to Bull Spec. # SFWA Reading hosted by Brent Weeks, w/Jay Lake and Kay Kenyon. Tues, 4/19, 7pm; McMenamin's Kennedy School, Portland http://is.gd/ktp46Y # @Rob_Thurman I'm trying. I can't send […]

Quick Updates for 2011-04-17

Happy Birthday, to SFWA member Deborah J. Ross! Today, *she* gives *you* prezzies. http://is.gd/RCLod8 #ebooks # SFWA member Cat Valente (@catvalente) is reading at Pandemonium Books in Cambridge, MA tonight at 6:00. # SFWA member @StinaLeicht is signing "Of Blood and Honey" at Hill Country Galleria Barnes and Noble in Bee Caves, TX from 4-7pm. […]