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Finalists for this year’s Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best short science fiction have been selected. The awards will be presented during the Campbell Conference Awards Banqueton Friday, June 16, as part of the annual Campbell Conference.
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. has announced the recipients of the Nebula Awards® for works published in 2016.
Welcome to SFWA’s latest pro-rate Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA.
by Joshua Sky
Writing is fun, but it can also be a tough way to make a living. The wait times for checks can be a drag, and the dry spells between one sale to another can be Saharan. Even if a sale is made, too often the money can be nominal. However, an avenue in the field where writers can potentially make a comfortable living, while working on their passion projects, is copywriting, also known as writing for advertising.
The Baltimore Science Fiction Society is pleased to announce that the novel Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer is the winner of the 2017 Compton Crook Award.
by Jeffe Kennedy
Putting together a list of recommended reads in Fantasy Romance posed some interesting challenges. First off, the subgenre straddles two very large genres, both with long traditions and much-loved tropes. It’s also a fairly new subgenre. Scattered examples that are arguably Fantasy Romance can be identified from decades ago, but they were often shelved in other subgenres.
After three years of service as Vice President, M.C.A. Hogarth has stepped down. Director at Large Erin Hartshorn has agreed to fill in as interim Vice President until a formal election in May of 2018.
The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States.
The World Fantasy Awards Administration and the Board of the World Fantasy Convention are delighted to announce that a new design has been chosen for the World Fantasy Award after a year-long public competition, which attracted a great many artists of extremely high caliber.