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.
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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.
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.
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.