SFWA has named Samuel R. Delany, Jr. (1942–) as the 2013 DAMON KNIGHT GRAND MEMORIAL GRAND MASTER for his contributions to the literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
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Seattle writer Laurie Frankel won the fifteenth Endeavour Award for her novel Goodbye For Now (Doubleday.) The Award, by Florida artist Ashley Harper, comes with an honorarium of $1,000.00.
If you’ve read my two previous posts about All Classic Books, you already know this story. If you haven’t, here’s the gist.
On July 1, 2014, SFWA’s rate for qualifying short fiction will rise from five cents per word to six cents per word.
Writers, don’t fall for this offer from Global Talk Radio that’s currently doing the spam circuit.
by Caren Gussoff I’ve sat in a lot of panels — and eavesdropped on a bunch of conversations — lately, in which genre writers have asked, debated, and/or mused about crossing over from SFF magazines and journals into straight-up literary fiction ones. Seems to many, and I agree, that the notorious snobbery and befuddlement of […]
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware
If you’re a regular visitor here, you may have noticed a change in our masthead.
I’m delighted to announce that the Horror Writers Association has joined the Mystery Writers of America in providing add…
The Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) is pleased to announce a new quarterly event: the Dangerous Voices Variety Hour, kicking off on Saturday, December 7th from 5 PM– 7 PM at 3310 E. Baltimore St. in Highlandtown.
Literary feuds are entertaining: famous and not-so-famous authors holding grudges, slinging insults, or sabotaging one another with bad reviews (both anonymous and not).
But what about author feuding in real time? Can the spectacle of writers racing one another to finish a story, or competing to make the best elevator pitch, hold an audience riveted? Will viewers mourn as authortestants fall by the wayside, and cheer for the last author standing?
If you’re a writer, I’ll bet you’ve been spammed by JM Northern Media.
Don’t recognize the name? Maybe these will ring a bell. The Los Angeles Book Festival. The Hollywood Book Festival. The Paris Book Festival. The Beach Book Festival. The Halloween Book Festival. Animals, Animals, Animals Book Festival. And at least nine other annal festivals, all owned and operated by JM Northern Media (click the Properties tab).