The University of Southern California has launched a global crowdsourcing competition, “The Next MacGyver,” aimed at developing a television show with a female engineer lead who is a role model for girls and young women.
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The Book of the Unnamed Midwife, by Meg Elison (Sybaritic Press), has won the 2015 Philip K. Dick Award.
he 2014 Tiptree Award has two winners: Monica Byrne for her novel The Girl in the Road (Crown 2014) and Jo Walton for her novel My Real Children(Tor 2014).
SFWA is pleased to announce Joanna Russ and Stanley Schmidt as the recipients of the 2015 SFWA Solstice Awards. These awards are granted in recognition of the positive impact and influence the recipients and their work have had on the science fiction and fantasy genres. The awards will be presented at SFWA’s 50th Annual Nebula […]
Bestselling author F. Paul Wilson will receive a Special Prometheus Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Libertarian Futurist Society.
On Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 6:30PM, the 31st Annual L. Ron Hubbard Presets Writers & Illustrators of the Future Contests Awards Event will be held at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre.
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.
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.