National writers’ organizations representing authors of books in a variety of genres believe a secret deal between Google and major book publishers may encourage Google to digitize, use, and sell copyrighted books illegally.
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Member News for Beth Cato, Larry Niven, Edward M. Lerner, and Athena Andreadis.
Member News for Samantha Henderson and Jennifer Brozek.
The Washington Science Fiction Association has announced the finalists for the 2012 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction:
Member News for Keffy R. M. Kehrli, Susan Urbanek Linville, and Beth Cato.
Based on 1,922 ballots received, the second highest total ever, the 2012 Hugo Awards go to…
Author Josepha Sherman (b.1946) died on August 23 following a year of deteriorating health. Sherman began publishing in 1986 with a “Find Your Fate” adventure book and the novel Golden Girl and the Crystal of Doom.
Member News for Vonda N. McIntyre, Fran Wilde, Joe Haldeman, Beth Cato, and Samantha Henderson.
Member News for Leanne Renee Hieber, Jennifer Brozek, Ellen Datlow, Laura Anne Gilman, Tiffany Trent, Jamie Lackey, David D. Levine, Rick Novy, Carrie Cuinn, Ken Liu, Eugie Foster, Matthew Johnson, and Nisi Shawl.
Harry Harrison (March 12, 1925-August 15, 2012) passed away early today. Best known for the film Soylent Green, Harry was also a SFWA Grand Master, a pioneer of genre, and a colorful personality. He will be greatly missed.