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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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.
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.
She’s Geeky is hosting a gathering on Seattle on April 26 & 27, 2013 at the Lake Washington Rowing Club.
In celebration of the legacy of Octavia E. Butler, Pacific Northwest writers Vonda N. McIntyre, Nisi Shawl, Dennis Y. Ginoza, Erik Owomoyela, Caren Gussoff, and Rashida Smith will read work inspired by their relationships with Octavia Butler, or stories included in Bloodchildren: Stories by the Octavia E. Butler Scholars.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have named Robert Silverberg as Toastmaster for the 48th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend, occurring May 17-19, 2013, in San Jose, California.