SFWA is pleased and honored to be one of the beneficiaries of the latest Humble Bundle ebook offering. Said SFWA president Steven Gould, “We are grateful for Humble Bundle’s continued support. I am quite excited, in particular, to see two of my favorite novels reissued, Roger Zelazny’s Damnation Alley and Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower.
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THE FUTURE OF SCIENCE FICTION IS IN YOUR HANDS!
Writing genre fiction can be a lonely business for teens. The Alpha SF/F/H Workshop brings together young writers, aged 14 to 19, for ten days of creation and peer review critiques. At the end of the workshop, students leave with new skills and a vibrant network of support.
The five Philip K. Dick Award judges for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original format in the United States in the 2015 award year are:
“The Schrödinger Sessions: Science for Science Fiction” a workshop at the Joint Quantum Institute (a combined initiative of the University of Maryland, College Park and NIST in Gaithersburg) is a three-day “crash course” in quantum physics for science fiction writers.
SFWA Names Recipients of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award and the Kevin O’Donnell Jr. Service to SFWA Awards
SFWA is pleased to award Larry Niven the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award, one of SFWA’s highest honors, for his invaluable contributions to the field of science fiction and fantasy.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America are pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 Nebula Awards (presented 2015), nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.
The American Name Society, which promotes onomastics–the study of names and naming practices–will be devoting a special issue of its linguistics journal, NAMES, to the subject of Naming in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.
On Saturday, February 21st at 8PM, the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, located at 3310 East Baltimore Street, will host its annual “State of Short Fiction Roundtable.”
In a referendum with a third of voting members participating and over 6 to 1 in favor, the membership of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has approved bylaw changes that enable SFWA to accept self-publication and small-press credits for Active and Associate memberships in the organization.
Aaaaaaaand the winners are in — Preditors and Editors would like to congratulate all the winners in the 17th Annual P&E Readers’ Poll!