SFWA has named Samuel R. Delany, Jr. (1942–) as the 2013 DAMON KNIGHT GRAND MEMORIAL GRAND MASTER for his contributions to the literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
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Seattle writer Laurie Frankel won the fifteenth Endeavour Award for her novel Goodbye For Now (Doubleday.) The Award, by Florida artist Ashley Harper, comes with an honorarium of $1,000.00.
On July 1, 2014, SFWA’s rate for qualifying short fiction will rise from five cents per word to six cents per word.
The Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) is pleased to announce a new quarterly event: the Dangerous Voices Variety Hour, kicking off on Saturday, December 7th from 5 PM– 7 PM at 3310 E. Baltimore St. in Highlandtown.
Nominations are now open for the 2013 Nebula Awards. The nominations are open to Active, Lifetime Active, and Associate members. Voting closes February 15.
All Odyssey Online courses involve live online class meetings, so students can ask questions and participate in the class. Each course is designed to provide intensive focus on a particular aspect of fiction writing and challenging homework assignments to help students improve their skills.
In an ongoing effort to ensure the Nebula Awards are administered to promote the best in SF literature, and to be transparent and manageable, the SFWA Board has voted to make a small change to item 12.3 and add an item 12.4 to the Nebula guidelines.
SFWA would like to heartily thank Capclave for its generous donation of $2,186.00 from its silent auction to SFWA’s Emergency Medical Fund.
Congratulations to winners of the Canadian Prix Aurora Awards, 2013
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