Former SFWA President andrew j. offutt (b.1934) died on April 30. Offutt began publishing in 1954 when his story “And Gone Tomorrow” was published in If. Although he had previously published novels under the house names J. X. Williams and John Cleve, his first science fiction novel published using his own name was Evil is Live Spelled Backwards in […]
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In March, I wrote about New York law firm Giskan Solotaroff Anderson & Stewart LLP, which had opened an investigation of Author Solutions Inc. (ASI).
Well, now the other shoe has dropped. On April 26…
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has awarded Michael H. Payne the 2013 Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. Service to SFWA Award for his outstanding work on behalf of the organization.
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In conjunction with the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of American, and the 48th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend, SF in SF presents:
GENE WOLFE and CONNIE WILLIS
On Tuesday, April 30, the Apple iBookstore will feature past Nebula Award winning books in their North American bookstore.
The National Endowment for the Arts announced today that Clarion West will receive a $10,000 Art Works grant to support its six-week summer workshop and its one-day workshop series.
I’m still following the news (and answering email), so I can at least share with you the publishing stories that caught my eye over the past week or so.
Since I can’t tell why, for sure, a story was rejected, I keep submitting to places that meet my minimum requirements. When I run out of places, I put the story in a folder that’s labeled ‘stories I still believe in’ and I review it once in a while.
The “Lifeboat to the Stars” award honors the best work of science fiction of any length published in 2011 or 2012 contributing to an understanding of the benefits, means, and difficulties of interstellar travel.