The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America joins with the rest of our nation and the world in mourning those who were killed and injured in Aurora, Colorado early this morning, through the actions of a man whose motives are quite simply unfathomable. Our thoughts go to their loved ones and to all affected.
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Resources and Member News for Edward M. Lerner.
The Eaton Collection of Science Fiction & Fantasy is the largest publicly-accessible collection of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and utopian literature in the world. For an inside look, check out the YouTube video.
Member News for Allan Cole, Cindy Pon, Nicole Peeler, Beth Cato, Jake Kerr, Ken Liu, Kij Johnson, Sarah Monette, Brit Mandelo, Charles Stross, Jess Haines, Adam Christopher, Matthew Johnson, Sean Markey, Gregory Norman Bossert, Myke Cole, Alex Dally MacFarlane, Josh Roseman, Mike Allen, Charles M. Saplak, Cory Doctorow, Michael R. Underwood, Beth Bernobich, Deb Coates, Sharon Lee, Louise Marley, Isaac Marion, Rhiannon Held, and Edward Willett.
The 2012 Andre Norton Award committee has been chosen, and will begin accepting books for consideration. Any young adult/middle grade prose or graphic novel first published in English in 2012 is eligible.
The Sunburst Awards for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic are presented annually to Canadian writers with a speculative fiction novel or book-length collection of speculative fiction published any time during the previous year.
Resources and Member News for Jennifer Brozek, David Brin, Robert J. Sawyer, David D. Levine, Eugie Foster, Karen Azinger, and Adam Christopher.
[SWFA's presence at BEA] this year was an experiment, but a wildly successful one. We were able to inform, educate and engage people from all areas of the publishing world. Dozens of bloggers and librarians stopped by to talk to us and thank us for being there.
“Simply put, it is the end of an era. Ray was more than just an author, more than just a Grand Master. He was one of the pillars of our community.” ~John Scalzi, SFWA President
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America will, for the first time, be participating in Book Expo America, June 5-7, in New York City. We will be at Booth 3591, so come on by and say hi!