Lucius Shepard (b.1943) died on March 18. Shepard began publishing in 1983 and his first novel, Green Eyes, appeared the following year. He won the Campbell Award for new author in 1985, a Nebula Award for his story “R&R,” a Hugo for “Barnacle Bill the Spacer,” and the World Fantasy Award twice, both times for […]
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President Steven Gould is pleased to announce, on behalf of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, that John Klima has been hired as the new editor of the organization’s flagship magazine, The Bulletin. John Klima previously worked at Asimov’s, Analog, and Tor Books before returning to school to earn his Master’s in Library and Information Science. He now […]
Crossed Genres and Head of Zeus have been added to the list of SFWA qualified markets.
Steven Gould, President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and Jeffry Dwight, President of Greyware Automation Products, Inc. announced that they are severing the formal ties between the writer’s organization and the legacy SFWA discussion discussion boards still hosted at SFF Net (a Greyware service).
On March 10-11, 2014, the U.S. Copyright Office will host another round of discussions in Washington, D.C., concerning legislative solutions for orphan works and mass digitization under U.S. copyright law.
Author Ellen Klages will be the Toastmaster for the 49th Annual Nebula Awards ceremony, May 15-18th, 2014 San Jose, CA at the San Jose Marriott.
The Nonprofit Museum of Science Fiction has issued the following press release:
The Museum of Science Fiction will be closing our Indiegogo campaign in a few days and I wanted to thank you again for your strong and generous support.
This year’s Philip K. Dick Award judges have been selected. They are: Jon Armstrong, Ritch Calvin, Ellen Klages, Laura J. Mixon (M. J. Locke) and Michaela Roessner-Herman.
Want to be a member of the Norton jury? Interested volunteers (see qualification requirements) should contact the office of the vice president by March 15th.
Issue 203 of the SFWA Bulletin went to the printer this week. It contains articles from members experienced and new, information on SFWA’s opportunities, projects, and activism, and messages from the Board. This issue, guest-edited by Tansy Rayner Roberts, with Jaym Gates as Production Editor, was specially created to be used as an outreach tool for conventions and other events.