The Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS), and the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) are pleased to announce a joint event: a Writers’ Gala at the science fiction convention Balticon on Friday, May 24th from 5 – 7 P.M. Both BSFS and SFWA invite everyone to join professional and aspiring science fiction and fantasy writers from […]
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SFWA is pleased to announce the results of this year’s Board elections. President: Steven Gould Vice-President: Rachel Swirsky Secretary: Susan Forest Treasurer: Bud Sparhawk South/Central Regional Director: Lee Martindale Overseas Regional Director: Tansy Rayner Roberts Congratulations to our new (and in some cases continuing) Board members! And we would like to extend our thanks to everyone who ran for office. Your […]
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 […]
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.