The Washington Science Fiction Association has announced the finalists for the 2012 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction:
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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.
The 2012 World Fantasy Awards ballot has been released. Final results will be announced at the World Fantasy Convention, to be held on Nov 1-4, in Toronto, Canada, where Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to Alan Garner and George R.R. Martin.
The Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) is proud to announce the beginning of a series of day long writing workshops run by active and acclaimed professional writers in the genre of science fiction and fantasy. The first will be on Saturday, August 25th at 10 AM at BSFS headquarters at 3310 East Baltimore Street in Baltimore, Maryland, and will be taught by Brenda Clough.
Member News for Allan Cole, Ken Liu, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Mike Allen.