The Norton jury is beginning its work of reviewing the field of young adult genre literature for 2010, and would like to invite authors to help us obtain your eligible works. The jury will add deserving but overlooked works to the ballot for SFWA’s Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. Member […]
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The Carl Brandon Society, an organization dedicated to racial and ethnic diversity in speculative fiction, will hold a prize drawing of five eReaders to benefit the Butler Scholarship, a fund that sends two emerging writers of color to the Clarion writers workshops annually. In keeping with the Society’s support of literature from and about people […]
Industry News and Member News for Cat Sparks, Alethea Kontis, and Allan Cole.
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware
Writer Beware gets a ton of email. Reports of schemes, scams, and fee-charging, of course, but also questions about agents’ and publishers’ reputations, questions about the researching/querying/submitting and requests to deny reality.
Industry News and Member News for Eljay Daly, Gail Carriger, Yasmine Galenorn, Jennifer Brozek, Maria Lima, Frank Catalano, and Aliette de Bodard.
Our mission is to inform, support, promote, defend and advocate for our member writers. Within that mission, there are two rationales which fall broadly into the personal and the societal: The personal These are few of the ways in which Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America can help you as an individual writer. We […]
The Texas Supreme Court when writing their opinion in Robinson v. Crown Cork and Seal cited Mr. Spock, effectively making him a legal authority for interpreting the Texas Constitution. Appropriately weighty principles guide our course. First, we recognize that police power draws from the credo that “the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the […]
Member News for Edward Willett, Holly Black, and Angel Leigh McCoy.
Industry News and Member News for Brent Weeks, Ursula K. Le Guin and Paul Cornell.
Darrell Schweitzer, the program coordinator for this year’s World Fantasy Convention, has been having some trouble sending mass email to the program participants. He sends his apologies and has asked for assistance in spreading the word. He says that “anyone who has any doubts about their program participation status should simply check the program, which […]